Motorcyclist Collides with Deer on Route M

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In Morgan County, a man receives serious injuries after striking a deer and ejecting from his motorcycle on Wednesday evening.

On May 2, 2012 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Charles Arney, age 55 and of Lake Winnebago, Missouri was operating a 1995 Honda Goldwing motorcycle and traveling in the westbound direction of route M.

At that said time and place, Charles was traveling westbound on route M, one mile west of Missouri 135, when a deer hit him. Arney lost control of his motorcycle, overturned, skidded off the right side of the roadway, and was then ejected from his motorcycle.

Charles received serious injuries from the collision with the deer and was taken to the University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri for medical treatment. According to the crash report for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Arney was wearing a helmet during the time of the crash.

Charles’ 1995 Honda motorcycle received total damages and was taken by Don’s Towing in Sedalia, Missouri.

This deer crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of troop F.

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