A Sweet Springs man was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Monday morning in Saline County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 1996 Ford Ranger, driven by 67-year-old Tommy J. Mapes of Sweet Springs, was on US 65, one-third mile south of Mt. Olive Road (south of Marshall) around 6:15 a.m., when the truck began to slide on the ice-covered roadway. The driver lost control and the vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and overturned.

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Mapes suffered moderate injuries and was transported to University of Missouri Hospital for treatment.

The Ford Ranger was totaled.

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