Man injured in vehicle collision with tree
Driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel
A Purdy man was injured in a wreck at 12:25 a.m. Monday on Highway 60, just east of Monett.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Thaddaeus Harris, 20, of Purdy, was driving a 2001Pontiac Montana eastbound and apparently fell asleep, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Harris suffered minor injuries and was transported to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.
He was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.