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Galena Man Suffers Serious Injuries in Auto Accident

By: Michael Greeley
Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013

A Galena man suffers serious injuries, after his pickup reportedly ran off the right side of the road, struck a fence and several trees at 2 o’clock Saturday morning. 

The Missouri Highway Patrol says 47-year old Shawn Minko’s accident was discovered on Hwy 76, less than two miles west of Reeds Spring, nearly 8 hours after the crash. 

He was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries.  He was not wearing a seat belt.