Neosho Man Dies after Motorcycle Hits Deer

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A Neosho man dies after his motorcycle hits a deer in the road.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 57-year-old Robert Reneau was riding southbound on Spurgeon Road, 6 miles south of Joplin.

Around 2:30 A.M. Tuesday his motorcycle struck a deer that was in the roadway.

Reneau was thrown from his motorcycle and pronounced dead on scene, just after 3 A.M.

This is Troops D’s 37th fatality of the year. 

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