Motorcycle hits deer on Highway 16 near Canton injuring driver

Motorcycle deer crash
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A motorcycle crash occurred on Highway 16, one mile west of Canton, at approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 6, 2024. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident involved a 2005 Honda Goldwing motorcycle.

The motorcycle, driven by 23-year-old Jeffrey A. Berhorst of Canton, Missouri, was traveling westbound when it struck a deer that had entered the roadway. The collision resulted in moderate damage to the motorcycle, which was subsequently towed by a private auto.

Berhorst sustained moderate injuries in the accident. He was not wearing any safety gear at the time of the collision. Emergency services transported him to Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office and the Lewis County Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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