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Motorcycle rider hits deer in McDonald County roadway

Cyclist suffers serious injuries

A deer caused an accident on a road in McDonald County early this morning (Tuesday).

The Missouri Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Brendan R. Jensen of Apollo Beach, Florida was riding his Honda motorcycle on Route E five miles south of Powell in McDonald County around 6:51 a.m. when he struck a deer in the roadway.

Jensen suffered serious injuries in the accident.

He was wearing a helmet.

He was taken by ambulance to a Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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