Motorcycle Crash

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MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. — A 52-year-old man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Saturday, July 7 on Missouri 135 Southbound, north of Little Proctor Road. 

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 52-year-old Michael Boettcher was driving a 2000 KTM Motorcycle on Missouri 135 when the vehicle travelled off the right side of the roadway, struck the road and overturned. 

Boettcher was seriously injured and was transported by MU Air to University Hospital in Columbia. According to the crash report, Boettcher was not wearing a helmet. The KTM was moderately damaged.