The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 4, 2012

Joplin man hurt in vehicle accident in Newton County

A Joplin man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71, four miles south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Dustin L. Colvard, 19, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.

Colvard was driving a northbound vehicle that ran off the road and struck an embankment, the patrol said.