MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. — A 49-year-old man was injured in a crash on Route O, west of Towering Oak Road, on Sunday, June 6. 

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 49-year-old Jay Boortz was driving a 2002 Ford Thunderbird when the vehicle travelled off the right edge of the roadway, struck a traffic sign and a tree. 

Boortz sustained moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach. The Thunderbird was totaled.