A rural Kendall man was injured as a result of a motorcycle accident over the weekend.  Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said, “Sunday morning about 3am 29-year old Keith Gates was traveling west on County Road ‘F’ at Butler Road in the Town of Hillsboro.  As he rounded a curve, Gates lost control when the motorcycle hit lose gravel.  The bike traveled down an embankment and Gates was ejected.  He was transported to Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro with non-life threatening injuries.  Gates was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.