Charleston, MO driver hits tree in road, suffers serious injurie - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Charleston, MO driver hits tree in road, suffers serious injuries in crash

A Charleston, Mo. man suffered serious injuries after hitting a tree in the road.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 53-year-old David Cohen was traveling eastbound County Road 530, about one mile west of Diehlstadt around 9:50 p.m.

Cohen hit a tree that was hanging over the road. His vehicle then ran off the road and hit a utility pole. 

After the crash, Cohen was taken to a local hospital for serious injuries.

The highway patrol reports Cohen was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The driver's vehicle was totaled during the accident.

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