Man seriously injured in crash

Man seriously injured in crash

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - A Region 8 man was flown to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries after crashing into a tree.

The crash happened at 9:35 a.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 67, 10 miles north of Poplar Bluff.

Clay N. Pruett, 55, of Poplar Bluff was southbound when his 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Pruett was flown to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with serious unspecified injuries.

He was wearing a seat belt.

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android