A 72-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a Benton County accident on Saturday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says that a 2014 Harley Davidson, driven by Frank Schnolis of Adams, Wisconsin, struck a deer at 6:32 p.m. on U.S. 65, south of Rabbit Run Rd.

Schnolis was taken by Life Flight to Columbia for treatment. The Harley Davidson sustained minor injuries in the accident and was towed from the scene.

Kurt Parsons