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Milk Truck Overturns East of Colony Tuesday

By Crystal Howerton

Larry M. Truitt, 54, of Palmyra, MO, sustained moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident east of Colony on Tuesday morning, March 25, 2008.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop B, Macon, Truitt was traveling westbound on Route K, one mile east of Colony in a 1999 Freightliner for Sunrise Transport, LLC, New London, MO. He failed to negotiate a sharp curve, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned.
Truitt was transported by Air Evac to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL with moderate injuries. Robert’s Garage & Towing, Ewing, MO transported the totaled truck.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Knox County Fire and Rescue and Knox County Ambulance assisted the MSHP at the scene.