East Prairie man injured in early morning ATV crash

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - An East Prairie man was taken to the hospital after an early morning ATV crash.

It happened around 3:20 a.m. on Mississippi County Road 528, 1/10 of a mile west of MO 102.

Troopers say Dakota W. Kersey, 21, drove the ATV off the left side of the road, hit a ditch and was thrown from the vehicle.

Kersey had serious injuries and was taken by EMS to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet.

Copyright 2012 KFVS. All rights reserved.