ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Two men were seriously injured in a crash early Saturday evening in St. Francois County, Missouri.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it happened shortly after 4:30 p.m. on Route N, south of Lake Avalon Road.
Troopers say a pickup truck driven by Patrick Scharr, 22, of Piedmont went off the right side of the road and hit a tree.
Scharr and a passenger, Gary Lotz, 28, of Bismarck, Missouri, were both flown to a St. Louis area hospital. Both had serious injuries.
Police say the pair were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck.