A motorcyclist died in St. Louis county Friday night after striking a deer, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

The man hit the deer while riding his motorcycle near County Highway 44 and Brimson Road. Officers responded to the crash around 8 p.m. and pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene. He was the only one on the bike.

The man’s identity is not being released until his family is notified.