Accident near Braymer injures Gladstone man

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A resident of Gladstone was injured on Thursday afternoon when the car he was driving ran off a lettered highway approximately one mile south of Braymer.

The Highway Patrol said 73-year old Ib Hagsten of Gladstone received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Liberty Hospital.

Hagsten was westbound on Route KK when the car traveled through a stop sign, went across Route A and left the west side of the road, traveling into a field.  The car was extensively damaged.  Hagsten was wearing a seat belt.