A 65-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident on U.S. Highway 69 in Harrison County at 7:05 a.m. Friday.
Danny G. Daniel of Pattonsburg, Missouri, was driving northbound on U.S. 69 when he attempted to avoid striking a deer.
Daniel struck the deer and traveled off the east side of the roadway and was ejected from his motorcycle.
The crash happened 8 miles south of Bethany,Missouri.
He was transported via ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Daniel was wearing a safety device at the time of the accident.