Crane Man Cited for DWI in Stone Co. Crash

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by Tim Church


CRANE, Mo. – A man from Crane is cited for Driving While Intoxicated following a single vehicle crash Tuesday night, in Stone County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 47-year-old Kelly Vaught was traveling westbound on Old Wire Road, around one-mile northwest of Crane at 7:53 p.m., when he ran his vehicle off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

According to the online crash and arrest reports, Vaught was not wearing his seatbelt and is being charged for Misdemeanor DWI, Failure to Drive on the Right Half of the Roadway and Driving While Revoked. He was transported by Cox EMS to Cox South Hospital in Springfield to be treated for minor injuries.