Marshall man hurt in off-road vehicle crash Sunday

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

A Marshall man was seriously injured in an accident at an off-road vehicle facility in Cole County, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Patrick S. Powers, 22, was taken by ambulance to St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City.

The crash occurred at 5;45 p.m. as Powers was riding at an off-road motocross facility. He lost control and struck a tree head-on, troopers said.

He was not wearing a safety device, according to the report.

Contact Eric Crump at ecrump@marshallnews.com

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