Pacific man injured after truck overturns on Highway 54

Lake Sun Staff,
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A Pacific, Mo., man was injured Tuesday afternoon when his truck overturned as he was heading east on Highway 54 in Miller County. 

Eric Shoemaker, 57, was driving a 2001 Mitsubishi FM617 when he lost control of the vehicle, just west of Short Road, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. The vehicle ran off the left side of the road and struck an embankment, causing it to overturn. Shoemaker, who was wearing a safety device, had moderate injuries and was transported by Miller County Ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital. 

The truck was deemed totaled and towed from the scene.