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2 injured in interstate semi crash

STE. GENEVIEVE, MO (KFVS) -

Two men were injured early Saturday in a interstate semi crash in Ste. Genevieve County.

It happened around 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 at mile marker 163.

Troopers say the 2009 Kenworth went off the left side of the road, crossed the southbound lanes, hit a rock bluff and continued down an embankment.

Brian P. Hayes, 27, of Franklinton, North Carolina received serious injuries and was taken to a Ste. Genevieve hospital and later transferred to a Festus hospital.

Victor J. Torres, 46, of Florence, South Carolina received serious injuries and was taken to a Ste. Genevieve hospital and later transferred to a Festus hospital.

Police say Torres was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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