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A Bolinas man who says he was attacked by a deer has filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Fish and Game, claiming it "mismanaged" the animal.

Tadeusz Wyrzykowski, in a handwritten court filing, says the deer jumped into his fenced yard last spring and "attacked me (twice) on a narrow path."

"I fell into a window pane," he wrote. "A shred of glass imbeded [sic] in my right foot."

Wyrzykowski, who lives on Aspen Road, said the wildlife department "owns that animal, manages it and is responsible for the diversified use of it."

"CDFG mismanaged negligently its animal its claims & duties," he said. "As a direct result, I suffered trauma, pain and lasting injury, compromising my health

till present."

Wyrzykowski, 58, seeks unspecified damages. A case management conference was set for Oct. 19 before Judge Roy Chernus in Marin Superior Court