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.