Gainesville man injured in Taney County accident

A man from Gainesville was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident in Taney County Tuesday morning. Forty-one-year-old Jason Laird was taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield for treatment.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Laird's vehicle ran off the highway and struck a tree.

The accident occurred at 10:15 Tuesday morning on Highway 160, 5 miles west of Rueter.

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