Truck goes airborne, St. Francois Co. man injured

FREDERICKTOWN, MO (KFVS) - A St. Francois County man was injured early Saturday evening after his truck when airborne and overturned in Madison County.

It happened around 6:15 p.m. on Highway Z, 1/2 mile west of Fredericktown.

According to the highway patrol, Orsulino Velesquez-Pascual, 32, of Park Hills ran off the left side of the road on a curve, hit a mailbox, hit an embankment and overturned his truck.

Velesquez-Pascual was flown to a St. Louis hospital with serious injuries. The patrol says he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

No word on his condition Sunday morning.

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