42-year-old driver injured when vehicle hits tree on Highway H

DE SOTO, MO – A 42-year-old Hillsboro driver was injured after his 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix hit a tree on Wednesday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Buddy J. Bennett, 42, was traveling east on Highway H west of Stone House Road. His Pontiac traveled off the right side of the road and hit a tree around 7:09 a.m.

Bennett was transported to Mercy Hospital South for moderate injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

The Pontiac was totaled.

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