Deer causes motorcycle wreck

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Purdy man injured Tuesday on Farm Road 1040

A Purdy man was injured Tuesday in a wreck at 3:30 a.m. on Farm Road 1040, two miles west of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, William Burch, 45, of Purdy, was riding a 2005 Triumph motorcycle southbound when his vehicle struck a deer in the roadway.

Burch suffered minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Cox Monett Hospital.

He was wearing a safety device, and the motorcycle sustained minor damage.

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