A 64-year old Clinton man was injured Thursday night after his motorcycle struck a deer in Henry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident at 9:15, on MO-52 just east of NE 730 Road.

According to the online crash report, a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle was westbound when it collided with a deer in the road.

The driver, Ronnie W. Riecke, suffered serious in the wreck. Riecke was taken to Research Hospital, by Life Flight, for treatment.

Randy Kirby