HENRY COUNTY, Mo. — A motorcycle crash on 52 Highway in Henry County injured a driver from Butler early Friday morning.

The Highway Patrol was called to State Highway 52, just west of Southwest 951st Road in Henry County at 4:20 a.m. Friday to reports of a crash involving a motorbike.

Upon arrival, troopers determined that Dylan L. Decker, 26 had been westbound on 52 when he attempted to slow due to an animal crossing the roadway.

Decker’s motorcycle began to skid off the right side of the highway and Decker was ejected from the bike.

Despite wearing a safety device, Decker reported minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.