Man not wearing seat belt, injured in crash

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Matthews man is hospitalized after a crash in New Madrid County Saturday evening.

Missouri State troopers say it happened at 7:30 p.m. on Route W, half of a mile west of County Road 621.

Mathew Marler, 29 of Matthews was not wearing his seatbelt when his 2008 GMC drove off the right side of the roadway.

Troopers say Marler overcorrected, drove off the left side of the roadway and hit a ditch.

The vehicle sustained extensive damage and Marler was moderately injured.

A private vehicle took him to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston for treatment. No word on his condition.

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