An Ironton man was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 221 in St. Francois County Tuesday morning.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 9:35 a.m., Gary Emily, 59, was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram northbound on Highway 221 near Henson Road when he failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree.
Emily was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis by St. Francois County Ambulance District. The report indicates he was not wearing a seat belt.