An Elk Creek boy was injured at about 7:15 p.m. Dec. 1 in an accident north of Cabool, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

A Houston man was charged with driving while intoxicated following an early-morning wreck Tuesday in Wright County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Dustin A. Calhoun, 22, was traveling westbound at 4:10 a.m. when his 1988 Chevrolet pickup traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. The wreck was 14 miles north of Mountain Grove on Crewse Ford Road.

Along with DWI, Calhoun was cited with failing to drive on the right half of the roadway and no seat belt. He was cited and released.

The patrol said Calhoun refused medical treatment at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt. The pickup had moderate damage.

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