A 31-year-old Eldon man suffered moderate injuries after striking a deer early Sunday morning in Miller County.

A 31-year-old Eldon man suffered moderate injuries after striking a deer early Sunday morning in Miller County. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Tyler D. Yakich was driving a 2015 Kawasaki Motorcycle westbound at approximately 6:40 a.m. on June 11, 2017 on Route Y at Hitt Ridge Road when the crash occurred. 

The motorcycle struck a deer in the roadway causing Yakich to be transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital. He was not listed as wearing a safety device. The vehicle was listed as totaled.