Man seriously injured after attempting to cross MO 5 in golf cart

Lake Sun Staff
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A Roach man was seriously injured after a crash in Morgan County on Friday evening.

Galen S. Heritage, 60, was driving a 2007 Yamaha Golf Cart out of a private driveway near Silvey Road when he attempted to cross MO 5. He traveled into the path of Nicholas J. Stutesman, 58, driving his 2008 Chevy HHR. The Chevy struck the golf cart. Heritage was seriously injured and transported by MU Air to University Hospital. Heritage was driving the cart for a work-related purpose.

Both vehicles were moderately damaged. Stutesman was wearing a safety device at the time of the crash, Heritage was not.