California Highway Patrol press release:

On Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at approximately 2100 hours, a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Rece E. McCluskey, was traveling northbound on Upper Pacific Road, south of Lower Pacific Road, in Humboldt County. For reasons out of McCluskey’s control a deer ran into the roadway and collided into McCluskey’s left leg and the left side of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle. 

As a result of the collision, McCluskey suffered major injuries and was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Eureka, CA.

Alcohol impairment does appear to be a factor and this collision is currently under investigation by the Garberville CHP Office.