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September 19, 2013

Turkey in Road Causes Motorcycle Accident

A Downing teenager sustained moderate injuries in a motorcycle accident on County Road 963 at 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10th.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tristan W. Cline, 14, was northbound on a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle when he struck a turkey in the roadway. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle.

Cline was transported by private auto to Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

The crash occurred four miles northeast of Downing.

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