Man dies several days after motorcycle crash

Man dies several days after motorcycle crash

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A local man died several days after he hit a deer while driving a motorcycle.

Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro confirmed on Sunday, Oct. 16 that Elmer "Too Tall" Bruner, the victim, died.

Visitation arraignments are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 19.

The Jonesboro Police Department states Bruner, 56, of Jonesboro was driving a 1999 Harley-Davidson west on E. Thomas Green Rd. at Dan Lee Dr. when he hit a deer around 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Bruner lost control and the motorcycle began skidding 160 feet until it hit a mailbox. Police state Bruner was then thrown from the motorcycle.

He was flown from the scene to a Memphis hospital.

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