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Motorcyclist hits tree, suffers serious injuries

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PEKIN, IN (WAVE) - A Washington County, Indiana man was seriously injured Saturday when he hit a tree while riding an off-road motorcycle near Pekin.

Indiana Conservation officers said the accident happened around 12:45 p.m. Saturday on private property off Horner's Chapel Road.

The victim, Devan Porter, 28, was thrown from the motorcycle. Porter suffered numerous injuries, including a brain contusion and several broken bones. He was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment. His condition was unknown.

Conservation officers said Porter was wearing a helmet, likely reducing the severity of his injuries.

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