27-year-old motorcyclist seriously injured when ejected from bike

STE. GENEVIEVE, MO – A 27-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured after he was ejected from his bike in a crash on Wednesday night.

Police report Ryan E. Mattison, of Ste. Genevieve, was traveling east on US-61 in a 1976 Kawasaki G360 when an animal crossed his path. He struck the animal and was ejected from the motorcycle. The motorcycle overturned at Village Drive around 7:09 p.m.

Mattison was transported to Mercy Hospital South. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The motorcycle sustained extensive damages.

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