Malden man injured in vehicle vs. tree wreck

By Heartland News

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Saturday night crash in New Madrid County seriously injures one man.

It happened just before 11:00 P.M. on Missouri Highway 153 about .25 miles south of Gideon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Timothy Barkley of Malden was traveling northbound on 153 when he failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the left side of the road and hit a sign and then struck a tree.

Barkley was taken to a Kennett hospital for treatment. Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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