A Stockton truck driver was hurt at 3:07 a.m. Friday in a crash on U.S. 60 in Texas County.

A Stockton truck driver ran off U.S. 60 about five miles west of Willow Springs early Friday and overturned, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

John D. Dwerlkotte, 66, of Stockton, was taken with moderate injuries to Ozarks Medical Center after the crash in his 1994 Peterbilt, said Sgt. Dale Pounds, who was assisted by Cpl. Brad Odle and Tpr. T.L. Brown. The Missouri Department of Transportation also was called. The truck was totaled. The driver was not wearing a seat belt, Pounds said.

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