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Man hurt in motorcycle crash on Route Y in Osage County

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A Bland, Missouri man was hurt Thursday night after he hit a deer with a motorcycle.

The crash happened on eastbound Route Y near Rock Bottom Road around 11:10 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Troopers said Scot A. Abernathy, 48, was taken to Phelps Medical Center in Rolla with serious injuries.

A spokesperson for the hospital told ABC 17 News on Friday morning that Abernathy had been treated and released from the facility.

Abernathy was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to the crash report.

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Zachary Farwell

Zachary Farwell is the assignment editor and former senior producer at ABC 17 News.


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