Woman hurt after motorcycle hits deer near Columbia

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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – A hospital spokesman says a 44-year-old woman is doing well after suffering serious injuries when her motorcycle hit a deer over the weekend.

According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Laura L. Bradshaw-Straub was riding north on Route B when she hit a deer on Sunday near Columbia.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports she was taken to University Hospital with serious injuries. A spokesman for the University of Missouri Health Care system says her condition has been upgraded to good.

Patrol Sgt. Paul Reinsch says Bradshaw-Straub isn’t suspected of speeding or driving carelessly. He says she hasn’t been arrested or issued any citations.

Reinsch says authorities had to kill the deer after the accident.
Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune

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