A Willard man was driving a motorcycle late Sunday on a two-lane road just outside of Springfield when he struck a deer.
Jimmie Fletcher, 49, suffered moderate injures and was transported by ambulance to Cox South hospital. He was wearing a helmet, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Fletcher was driving a 1988 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Farm Road 136, just 50 feet west of Springfield, when he struck a deer in the roadway.
The collision happened at 10:40 p.m. Sunday.