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.