Deer attack kills man, injures woman in Australia

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 17, 2019 08:40 hrs

Melbourne, April 17 (IANS) A man was killed by a deer on a rural property in southern Australia early on Wednesday, authorities said.

The animal attacked the man and a woman near Wangaratta, a town about 250km from here, according to police. The woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown to a hospital for treatment, the BBC reported.

Authorities said the police euthanised the deer at the scene. A probe will follow, they added.