A Tipton man driving a 2003 Kenworth was involved in an accident on U.S. 50 in Osage County that sent a Linn man to the hospital.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. on January 4. The Kenworth was struck from behind by a 2007 Toyota 4 Runner that failed to observe the slow moving vehicle, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

48-year-old Matthew T. Branson of of Linn suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia. The driver of the Kenworth, 48-year-old Kevin D. Cook, was not injured.

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