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Deer attack kills man, injures woman in Australia

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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.