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NEWFANE – A Middleport motorcyclist was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a cow early Thursday while en route home from a concert at Artpark in Lewiston, Niagara County bsheriff’s deputies said.

Frederick W. House, 48, of Rose Road, was traveling on Wheeler Road about 1:40 a.m. when he struck the cow, which was in the middle of the road, deputies said.

House was treated for cuts in Eastern Niagara Hospital, Lockport. The condition of the cow, which was returned it its owner, was unavailable.