Fair Grove man injured in wreck

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Motorcycle loses control on Hwy. 39 curve

A Fair Grove man suffered moderate injuries Saturday at 1:10 p.m. in a wreck on Highway 39, three miles north of Shell Knob.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Robert Hawkins, 55, of Fair Grove, was driving a 2006 Honda 1000 motorcycle when his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting Hawkins.

Hawkins suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

He was wearing a safety device, and damage to the motorcycle was extensive.

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