Richland man injured after crashing motorcycle in Pulaski County

GASCOZARK, MO (PULASKI COUNTY) – A man from Richland was injured after crashing his motorcycle in Pulaski County yesterday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on Rupert Road in the community of Gascozark at 10 a.m., when 63-year-old Richland resident Jimmy W. Bench, operating a 1996 Honda Magna motorcycle, began to skid on the roadway.

The motorcycle overturned, causing Bench to be ejected from the vehicle.

Bench, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was taken to the hospital in Lebanon with moderate injuries.

No other people were reported as injured.

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