Perryville man hurt in PCR 721 truck crash

JEFFERSON CITY — A 75-year-old Perryville man suffered minor injuries in a traffic crash on Perry County Road 721 Thursday afternoon.


The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Larry W. Stearns was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital by a Perry County ambulance for treatment.


The patrol says the crash happened when a northbound 2005 Freightliner XC Chassis driven by Stearns ran off the road and struck a tree. The crash happened about 1 p.m. one mile north of Highway 51.


The truck was a total loss. It was removed by Perry County Towing.


The patrol says Stearns was buckled up.