Man Crashes Pickup Truck in Doe Run

(Doe Run) A man from Doe Run was injured following a pickup truck accident Thursday afternoon in St. Francois County.

The Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Highway 221 near Sycamore Street in Doe Run when a Ford F250 driven by 71-year-old Michael L. White ran off the road and struck an embankment.

Upon impact, the truck became airborne, then struck a sign and overturned.

As the truck struck the ground, it began to slide and the front right quarter panel struck a gas pump post.

White received moderate injuries and and had to be taken to Parkland Health Center South in Farmington.