Man injured in overnight Missouri wreck

Man injured in overnight Missouri wreck

HOWELL COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - An Illinois man was seriously injured after crashing his truck into a tree in Missouri.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ronald Brinton of Stonington, IL, was driving west on U.S. 160.

While driving east of South Fork, Mo., at approximately 1 a.m., Tuesday, Brinton ran off the road and hit a tree.

Brinton was flown to a Springfield, MO hospital with serious injuries.

MSHP stated he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

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