Woman seriously injured in motorcycle crash

Woman seriously injured in motorcycle crash
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STODDARD COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - A crash in Stoddard County sent a Poplar Bluff woman to the hospital in serious condition.

A report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol states Armon P. Elder, 35, of Puxico, MO drove a motorcycle east on Route J Friday afternoon.

When Elder got to Asherville, MO, he ran off the road and struck a culvert.

He received moderate injuries and an ambulance took him to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

A helicopter took his passenger, 33-year-old Christal D. Washington, to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.

The report says she did have a safety device on but Elder didn't.

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