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1 injured after tow strap breaks pulling motorcycle

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Missouri troopers say a man had to be airlifted to a hospital following a crash in St. Francois County on Saturday night.

It happened on Hwy. BB and Old Irondale Road shortly before 8:50 p.m.

According to the Highway Patrol, a pickup was pulling a motorcycle with a tow strap when the strap broke.

The tow trap became lodged in the front wheel of the motorcycle.

The motorcycle then went off the road and hit a ditch before throwing the motorcycle rider.

The 40-year-old Bismarck, Missouri man was flown to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries.

He was not wearing a helmet.

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