St. Francois County Accident

(St. Francois County, MO.) An Ironton man, 59 year old Elvus E. Reed, is suffering moderate injuries after he was in an accident with his pick up truck in St. Francois County Wednesday night just after 11 o'clock. According to Highway Patrol reports Reed was driving north on Highway 221, at West Lake View Drive, when he lost control of the truck and it ran off the left side off the highway, crashed into a rock, and rolled over. Reed was partially thrown from the vehicle. He was not wearing his safety belt when the wreck occurred. Reed was flown to Mercy Hospital South.