Georgia Man Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash in Missouri
WINSTON, MO. – October 30, 2018 (kttn.com) A Georgia man was injured October 29 in a single-vehicle accident in Missouri, according to an online news report from kttn.com.*
At approximately 8:15 p.m. on October 29, 24-year-old Walter Calhoun, of Decatur, Georgia, was traveling southbound on Interstate 35 in Daviess County, Missouri. At mile marker 61, about two miles west of Winston, Missouri, Calhoun exited from I-35 onto U.S. 69 and immediately crossed over both lanes of the highway. His vehicle then traveled off the west side of the highway and down an embankment, where it overturned and came to a rest on its roof.
Calhoun was wearing a seat belt but was injured in the crash and transported to Cameron Regional Medical Center. His injuries were reportedly minor, and he is expected to make a full recovery. It is still not clear how the accident occurred or what caused Calhoun to run off the roadway. No other vehicles were involved.
Authorities in Missouri are investigating the crash and have not yet reported additional information.
According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States has the highest rate of vehicle crash deaths among high-income countries in the world. The fatal crash rates in the U.S. are highest when measured both by population (10.3 deaths per every 100,000 people) and by registered vehicles ( 1.24 deaths per every 10,000 registered vehicles). The U.S. also has the fifth-highest rate of motor vehicle deaths based on miles traveled (1.10 deaths per every 100 million miles traveled).
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