Macon County semi crash injures Hannibal resident

| November 8, 2018
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MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A driver from Hannibal was hospitalized after a crash in Macon County early Thursday morning.

According to the Highway Patrol, the cash occurred around 3:05 a.m. Thursday on Highway 156, one-half mile east of La Plata.

A semi operated by Roy W. Couch, 60 was eastbound when it ran off the right side of the roadway.

Couch over corrected, causing the truck to cross the road and run off the opposite side before overturning and coming to rest on the passenger side, partially blocking the roadway.

Couch, who was reportedly not wearing a seat belt, sustained moderate injuries in the crash.

He was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center for treatment.

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