Eldon man injured after motorcycle strikes deer on Route Y
An Eldon man was injured Friday evening when his motorcycle struck a deer on Route Y in Miller County, just east of Fox Road.
Robert Purza, 31, was westbound in a 2003 Suzuki Hayabusa when the incident took place and he was ejected from the vehicle. Purza, who was wearing a safety device, received moderate injuries and was taken to Lake Regional Hospital by Miller County EMS, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.
The motorcycle was totaled and towed from the scene.