Speeding Marthasville driver crashes into tree in Franklin County

LESLIE, MO – A speeding Marthasville driver crashed into a tree and sustained injuries early Saturday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Theodore G. Meyer, 21, was traveling too fast for conditions on eastbound Highway YY in a 2015 GMC Sierra. The GMC traveled off the right side of the highway, hit several trees, and overturned. Police report the accident happened east of West Casco Road around 2:10 a.m.

Meyer was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

The GMC was totaled.

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