Memphis man thrown from motorcycle in Carter County crash

VAN BUREN, MO (KFVS) - A Memphis man was injured after being thrown from his motorcycle overnight in Carter County.

The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. Saturday on Route M, one and a half miles west of Van Buren.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Aslanis I. Sevastos, 29, of Memphis, Tennessee was northbound when his motorcycle ran off the road and overturned. Sevastos was thrown from the bike.

He received moderate injuries and was taken by EMS to a Poplar Bluff hospital.

Troopers say Sevastos was wearing a helmet.

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