A West Edmeston man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding with hit by an airborne deer.

It happened on Route 8 in Brookfield just after 5:30 Sunday morning.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says 49-year old Cyle Chesboro was ejected from the bike.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say the deer had entered the road from a cornfield and was struck by a car.