Ozark County man injured in motorcycle accident

A Saturday morning motorcycle accident in Ozark County resulted in moderate injuries to its occupant. Eighteen-year-old Gavin Phelan of Wasola was transported by ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Phelan was traveling on Missouri Route Y, nearly 6 miles south of Wasola, when he failed to negotiate a curve. His motorcycle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a concrete embankment.

The motorcycle was totaled in the 9:20 a.m. accident.

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