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Watch This Cross-Country Runner Get Trucked By a Deer

Watch This Cross-Country Runner Get Trucked By a Deer

It’s still man vs. beast out here.

Cross-country runners were participating in the Division III Mideast Regional at DeSales University in Pennsylvania. Justin DeLuzio had just finished his first mile on Saturday when a deer crashed into him, flipping him head over heels.

“Someone yelled, and I caught a glimpse of the deer, and I … I just didn’t expect it,” DeLuzio told FoxSports. “It just flipped me end over end.”

“I sat there in disbelief, I wasn’t quite sure what had happened. Part of me was like ‘This is your last race! Get up!’ while the other part like ‘I just got hit by a deer! Take a breath and acknowledge what just happened!’”

DeLuzio was a little bruised from the collision but still finished the 8k with a time of 31:16.

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