Motorcycle hits dog in roadway; NEMO couple ejected

The wreck happened Tuesday night about three miles west of Milan, Mo. (MGN Online)

A northeast Missouri couple was injured when the motorcycle they were on struck a dog in the road.

The wreck happened at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Sullivan County Route E, approximately three miles west of Milan.

Troopers said the motorcycle operated by Samuel Eller, 20, of Milan, was westbound on Route E when it hit a dog in the roadway and overturned.

Eller and his wife, Ashlin Eller, 22, were both thrown off the cycle.

They suffered moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to Sullivan County Hospital in Milan for treatment.

The online crash report states both were wearing a helmet.

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