Fulton man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

A Fulton man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday morning in Cooper County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 54-year-old Donald Downey was traveling northbound on Missouri 5 about five miles south of Boonville when he ran off the side of road during a curve.

He then struck a ditch and was thrown from the motorcycle as it flipped over.

Downey was taken by ambulance to University Hospital.