Crash injures one

A northeast Missouri man escapes serious injury in a crash on Highway 63 near LaPlata.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol , Roy Payne, 49, of LaPlata was injured Wednesday morning when the trailer he was pulling was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer rig driven by Michael Preston, 55, of Eldon, Missouri. The crash caused Payne TMs vehicle to jack-knife.

Payne was taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville for treatment of minor injuries.