Buzzard causes motorcycle crash, rider seriously injured

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A Florida man is in critical condition after a buzzard hit him while he was riding his motorcycle. 

Dominic John Brewer, 47-year-old of Santa Rosa Beach, was traveling west on County Road 3280 (Black Creek Highway) when a buzzard flew into Brewer’s path of travel, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

The buzzard hit Brewer causing him to lose control of his 2016 Harley Davidson. The motorcycle overturned, throwing Brewer from the bike.

Brewer was transported to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.

The crash happened on Sunday around 6:15 p.m. in Walton County. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol Brewer was not wearing a helmet. 

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