A Bootheel Missouri couple was injured early Tuesday morning when their pickup truck hit a tree.
The crash happened at 12:45 a.m. on Missouri Highway 114, just east of Morehouse in New Madrid County.
According to Trooper B.A. Pratt of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 48-year-old William C. Young was westbound when his 1993 Ford F-150 pickup truck ran off the road and struck a tree.
Young and his passenger, 34-year-old Delicia M. Young, were both taken by ambulance to Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston with moderate injuries.