Driver hits fallen tree on Highway 94

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – An elderly man was injured after hitting a tree in the road on Highway 94, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Authorities said Kenneth Pingle, 70, was headed westbound of Howell Road when a tree fell in the path of his 2016 Toyota Tacoma.

Emergency services took Pingle to Progress West for treatment of minor injuries.

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