deer in road

BENTON COUNTY, Mo.- Earlier this afternoon a motorcycle accident involving a deer was reported out of Benton County by the Missouri Highway Patrol. According to the crash report Herbert Cooke, 63, of Lincoln, Missouri was westbound on Route AC just one mile west of US 65 Hwy when he struck a deer in the roadway, overturned his bike and traveled off the right side of the roadway.

Cooke was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center and is being treated for moderate injuries.