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Motorcyclist dead after hitting deer in Franklin County

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

One man is dead after hitting a deer on his motorcycle in Franklin County.

Police said just before 11 p.m. Thursday, 60-year-old James Strothkamp of Sullivan was driving his 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Highway J four miles north of Bourbon when he struck a deer.

The motorcycle crossed the center of the road and overturned, ejecting Strothkamp.

Strothkamp was pronounced dead at the scene.

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