A Florence man was seriously injured Monday morning while operating an ATV in Morgan County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 51-year-old Darrell B. Galbriath of Florence was operating a 2001 Polaris Sportsman 400 eastbound on Florence Trail Road, 1000 feet east of Route JJ at 10:30 a.m., when the ATV crossed the center of the roadway, skidded and overturned, ejecting the driver.

Galbriath was transported to Capital Regional Hospital by Mid-Mo Ambulance for treatment.

Morgan County Sheriff's deputies assisted the Patrol at the scene.

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