LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- Dan Amato, 51, from Oceanside California was injured when he ran off of the left side of the eastbound lane on I-44 on his Harley Davidson Thursday morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says he struck the cable barrier and was thrown from the bike. The crash happened near the Hazelgreen fishing access.

Amato was taken to Lake Ozark Regional Hospital by ambulance for treatment of moderate injuries. He was wearing a helmet according to the patrol.

Trooper Conway responded to the scene at 6:40 a.m.