Demott Drive rollover investigated by MSHP

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AIRPORT DRIVE, Mo. — Single vehicle rollover crash was reported at 10:20 PM. Carl Junction Fire Department responded along with METS Ambulance, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound from the area of Harp’s towards the Neighborhood Market area and left the right side of the road and rolled in the south ditch striking a mailbox, then coming to rest in the roadway.

Troopers on the scene tell us that they don’t believe the single male driver/occupant will be transported to the hospital. But it’s early to tell.

It’s undetermined officially what occurred but the driver states something darted out in front of him in the roadway, some type of animal.

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