A Carthage man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 4:51 p.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 96, about 7 miles east of Avilla in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Virgilio A. Mejia-Mendez, 72, declined medical transport at the scene of the crash. His injuries were described as minor.

He was driving a westbound pickup truck that ran off the road and struck a ditch, the patrol said.

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