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Parnell Man Injured in Overnight Accident

A Hopkins man was hospitalized from an accident overnight in Nodaway County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred as 29-year old Michael Poppa was eastbound on Route NN, 7 miles northwest of Parnell around 11:30 pm when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle crossed the centerline and began to skid, eventually leaving the roadway.

The vehicle went airborne, returned to the roadway and then went off the opposite side of the roadway where it overturned, coming to rest on its top.

Poppa was transported to Mosaic Life Care in Maryville with serious injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The Patrol arrest report indicates that Poppa was cited for driving while intoxicated.

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