LINCOLN COUNTY, MO – A 56-year-old Wright City motorcyclist was injured in a crash on Highway 8 on Saturday afternoon.
Jeffrey L. Hoke was traveling north on Highway 8 in a 2012 Harley Davidson Wide Glide when he encountered a mechanical malfunction on his motorcycle, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The motorcycle traveled off the right side of the road and hit a tree around 12:15 p.m.
Hoke was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt.
The motorcycle was totaled.
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