Shawneetown man injured in Gallatin County motorcycle crash


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

GALLATIN COUNTY, Ill. - A man was injured when his Kawasaki motorcycle struck a deer on Illinois Route 13 in Gallatin County.

The crash occurred Wednesday afternoon around 3:45 p.m.

Illinois State Police say 75-year-old Roy "Wayne" Rushing, of Shawneetown, was traveling eastbound on Route 13 when he hit a deer and veered off the road. The motorcycle overturned several times before stopping.

Rushing was taken to Harrisburg Medical Center to treat injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.