Cuba Man Flown to St. Louis Hospital after Interstate Pickup Crash in Crawford County

(Cuba) A man from Cuba had to be flown to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis after a pickup truck crash early Monday morning in Crawford County.

The Highway Patrol says the accident happened on I-44 eastbound at mile marker 207.8, just west of Cuba when a Ford Ranger driven by 33-year-old Justin Studdard ran off the road, struck an embankment, the truck overturned and came to rest on it’s side.

Studdard was partially thrown from the vehicle and received serious injuries.