By Rachel Sharp For Dailymail.com
Published: 13:56 BST, 22 October 2020 | Updated: 13:57 BST, 22 October 2020
A Colorado woman was hospitalized after being chased, knocked over and gored by her neighbor's pet deer that had to be euthanized after the terrifying attack.
The unidentified victim was out walking her dog on a wooded trail near her home in Black Forest, north of Colorado Springs, Friday morning when the buck repeatedly attacked her and chased her back to her home.
She was taken to hospital with serious lacerations to her head, cheek and legs and bruises before being released the following day, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Tynette Housley, 73, was cited with two misdemeanors for illegally raising the young deer after she admitted to park officials she had taken it in when it was just days old and raised it as a pet.
A Colorado woman was hospitalized after being chased, knocked over and gored by her neighbor's pet deer that had to be euthanized after the terrifying attack. CPW released a photo of the deer's blood-stained antlers after the attack (above)
The victim told CPW officials about the terrifying ordeal from her hospital bed Friday.
She said she was surprised to notice the buck with two-pronged antlers was following her while she was walking her pet dog.
The deer then attacked her, knocked her to the ground and