LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — A teen from Lexington was hurt in a crash in Lafayette County Saturday morning.

The Highway Patrol reported investigating the accident on Route O just north of Greyhound Lane at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

The report indicates that 16-year-old Jesse D. Allnutt, was traveling north on O when his vehicle ran off the road, causing Allnutt to over correct.

His vehicle then ran across the road and off the left side before striking an embankment and returning to the roadway. Allnutt was reportedly not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and suffered moderate injuries.

Allnutt was taken to Lafayette Regional Hospital to be treated.