De Soto man severely injured in single-vehicle rollover crash on Rt. P

POTOSI, MO – A man from De Soto was severely injured in a single-vehicle crash on Route P in Washington County this evening, according to information from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on Route P, north of Hipoint Church Road at 8:10 p.m., when the driver of a 1989 GMC Sierra pickup truck lost control of his vehicle while rounding a curve on the wet roadway. The driver, 66-year-old Daniel L. Hurtgen, then ran off the side of the road.

Hurtgen was taken to Mercy Hospital South for the treatment of severe injuries.

No other people were reported injured in the crash.

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