Local Briefs

Driver strikes sign, sustains minor injuries

By Herald-Whig
Posted: Jul. 27, 2020 8:40 am

TAYLOR, Mo. -- A 30-year-old Canton man sustained minor injuries Sunday when the 2005 Jeep Liberty he was driving struck a sign.

The incident occurred at 6 a.m., when Steven J. Pruessner ran off the left side of the road on U,.S. 24, about one mile east of Taylor on North Outer Road.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol report said Pruessner was wearing a seat belt and that the Jeep Liberty sustained minor damage. Pruessner was traveling eastbound.

Assisting at the scene were the Marion County Sheriff's Department and Marion County Ambulance.

Pruessner refused treatment at the scene.