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UMC helicopter nurse injured in motorcycle accident

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CLINTON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A helicopter nurse was injured Saturday afternoon on the Natchez Trace when his motorcycle hit a deer.

Trace Ranger Rachel Davidson, identified the rider as 40-year-old Daniel Turner of Brandon.

Investigators say around 4:45 p.m. Turner and another biker were heading north on the Trace near I-20 in Clinton.

The two were coming from Natchez when a deer crossed the roadway causing the accident.

Davidson says Turner is in serious condition and suffered a head injury as well as broken ribs.

Turner was transported to University Medical Center where he works as a helicopter nurse.

Investigators say speed was not a factor. No other injuries were reported.

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