New Hampton Man Injured in Motorcycle Crash Saturday

A New Hampton man was injured in a Harrison County motorcycle crash Saturday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred on U.S. 136, three miles west of Bethany, when a motorcycle driven by 29-year-old David M. Peters was heading eastbound.

Troopers say Peters motorcycle struck a deer that ran into the roadway.

Peters was ejected and came to a rest in the westbound lane.

He was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

Troopers say Peters was wearing proper safety equipment at the time of the accident.