A Hartshorn man was injured Thursday evening when he struck a deer in the roadway, north of Mountain View.
Linus L. Newby, 50, was driving his 2006 Harley Davidson northbound on Hwy. 17 1/2 mile north of Mountain View when he struck a deer in the roadway, troopers said.
Newby suffered serious injuries and was transported by Air Evac to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
The vehicle suffered moderate damage. He was wearing a safety device.
The accident was investigated by Tpr. J. J. Smith.