Washburn man injured in wreck

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Vehicle hits embankment on Hwy. 76

A Washburn man was injured Saturday in a wreck at 12:30 a.m. on Highway 76, one mile south of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, David Fletcher, 62, of Washburn, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet S10 northbound when his vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, then went off the left side of the roadway and struck an embankment.

Fletcher suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

He was not wearing a safety device, and damage o the vehicle was extensive.

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