A Schuylkill County motorcyclist was slightly injured in an accident at 10:04 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, along Hinkel Road in Barry Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Robert Hoffman, 77, of Gilberton, operating a 2003 Honda Magna, was negotiating a left curve when a small animal entered the road.

Hoffman applied his brakes, stopping suddenly. Prior to the bike stopping, Hoffman fell off, sustaining a moderate injury. He was taken to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville, for treatment.