Joplin resident injured in vehicle crash

Aug. 5—A Joplin resident was injured in a single-vehicle vehicle crash at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 90, about half a mile east of Noel in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

David R. Dean, 57, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin with serious injuries.

The state patrol reported Dean's westbound pickup truck ran off the road and into a ditch.