Truck overturns on U.S. 61 near La Grange

Truck overturns on U.S. 61 near La Grange

LEWIS COUNTY, MO. (KHQA) - A Tri-State man is recovering after crashing his truck on U.S. 61 south of La Grange Friday morning.

Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol say the accident happened just before 7:30 Friday morning, when a man driving a truck was headed south bound on US 61 when he tried to pass another vehicle and clipped it.

MSHP Troopers say that's when the truck overturned and went down an embankment just south of La Grange near Route V.

One lane of southbound traffic was closed briefly because of the accident.

The truck driver was treated on scene for minor injuries and taken to Blessing Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle suffered no injuries.

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