Clarkton man injured after falling out of truck

DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Clarkton man suffered serious injuries after falling out of the bed of a pickup truck on Highway 62, about two miles west of Campbell.

The incident happened at 6:30 Tuesday night.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says a mattress went flying out of the bed of the truck, when Ronald Fowler, 27, tried to hold onto it. However, Fowler was unable to do so and fell out of the back of the vehicle.

Fowler was taken by Air Evac to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

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