DeKalb County, Mo. — A St. Joseph man is injured due to a two car crash Wednesday morning in DeKalb County.

According to Highway Patrol, a little before 11:30 a.m., 81-year-old Loren H. Sloan attempted to cross Highway 36 and struck 69-year-old Gerald A. Leake. Both vehicles came to rest off the side of the road.

Sloan is uninjured while Leake was transported to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.

Both men were wearing seat belts, according to the report.