61-year-old driver injured in overturned-truck accident

EOLIA, MO – A 61-year-old Louisiana man was injured in a single-vehicle crash on westbound Highway FF on Monday afternoon.

Darrell R. Chatman was traveling west on Highway FF in a commercial truck when he traveled off the right side of the road, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The 2007 Sterling A9500 hit an embankment and overturned north of Morgan Lane around 3:28 p.m.

Chatman was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Lake St. Louis for minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

The truck was totaled.

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