65-year-old driver injured in crash when his SUV overturns

CADET, MO – A 65-year-old driver sustained minor injuries when his 2006 Mercury Mariner traveled off southbound Route E and overturned on Friday night.

Police report Marvin A. Eckhoff was traveling southbound on Route E just south of Bottom Diggins Road when he traveled off the right edge of the road around 9:15 p.m. He over-corrected to the left and traveled off the left side of the road where the Mercury overturned.

Eckhoff was transported to Washington County Memorial Hospital for his injuries. He was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Mercury sustained extensive damages in the crash.

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