Higbee Residents Seriously Injured When Their Motorcycle Hit a Deer Near Yates

Two Higbee residents were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Route B a mile and a half east of Yates at 8:45pm Sunday. The State Highway Patrol reports the motorcycle driven by 50-year-old Henry Fainter struck a deer and overturned, ejecting both occupants. Fainter and an 11-year-old passenger were transported to a Columbia hospital for treatment.