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Gentry County Accident Leaves Albany Man With Serious Injuries

An Albany man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident early this morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 27-year old Tyler W. Parkhurst was southbound on Route A, 3 miles south of Evona around 2:30 a.m. when his vehicle went off the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle came to rest upright off the west side of the roadway.

Parkhurst was taken to Mosaic in Albany with serious injuries. The vehicle was totaled in the accident.

Parkhurst was cited for driving while intoxicated and failure to maintain the right half of the roadway.

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