A deer was killed and a woman was injured after the animal was struck by her vehicle near Kingston Road and Sharpe Street. 

Emergency Task Force officers were called to the area around noon Sunday after reports that a deer was running around in the roadway and was struck.

Residents in the area noticed a deer wandering through their yards and running through side streets Sunday morning, and tried to keep it from ending up on the main road until Animal Services could arrive.

"It was very confused and spooked," resident Bianca Lloyd said. "You could tell it was trying to get back, I'm assuming to the Bluffs where it probably came from."

Lloyd said she and others corralled the deer in an alleyway but it became frightened and cut through an opening onto Kingston Road where it was hit.

"We don't normally see deer here, so it definitely caught our eye," Lloyd said.

Deer are especially common in the Don Valley Parkway and Bayview areas and in Scarborough according to Const. Allan Davidson.

"There are more deer on the road than you'd think," Davidson said.

The driver of the vehicle reported soreness and minor injuries.

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Emergency Task Force officers were called to the area around noon Sunday after reports that the deer was struck.