A motorcyclist was hospitalized after an accident on wet pavement in Benton County Saturday afternoon. According to the Highway Patrol, Leroy Mefford, 24, of Latour was Eastbound on Highway 7 and as he attempted to exit onto Southbound Highway 65, he lost control on the wet pavement and laid the bike over on it’s left side. Mefford received moderate injuries and was transported to Bothwell Regional Hospital.

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