MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A woman is dead and a man seriously injured after a motorcycle crash in Macon County Thursday night.

Around 8:40 p.m. Thursday, emergency personnel were sent to the scene at Route C, just south of the Bevier city limits.

The Missouri Highway Patrol report says Phillip Long, 74, of Bevier struck a deer in the roadway, ejecting himself and his wife, Sheila M. Long, 75, also of Bevier.

Sheila Long died at the scene and Phillip Long was transported to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment of serious injuries.