POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - An early morning crash in Butler County leaves a 73-year-old man with serious injuries.
According to the Mo. State Highway Patrol, Robert M. Harper, 73, of Poplar Bluff was traveling south Saturday morning on Highway W around 12:15 a.m., 1 mile north of Poplar Bluff, when his car ran off the road, struck a fence, light pole and embankment.
Police say Harper was transported by air to a Cape Girardeau hospital with serious injuries.
Harper was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the patrol.