Chevrolet truck overturns into creek, one person injured in crash

CLARK COUNTY, MO – A 23-year-old Kahoka driver was injured after his 1996 Chevrolet 1500 overturned into a creek on Friday morning.

Police report Justin D. Woods was traveling north on County Road 173 when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a bridge railing. His Chevrolet truck overturned into the creek 6 miles east of Kahoka around 9 a.m.

Woods was transported to a local hospital in Kahoka for moderate injuries. It is unknown if he was wearing a seat belt.

The Chevrolet was totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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