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April 27, 2012HOLT COUNTY, MO |  By: Fluker

Holt Ax

A Missouri man is seriously injured after his vehicle went off the road in Holt County last night.

27 year old Jeffrey Verbick was driving southbound on Route T about 2 miles south of Forest City. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it was just after 6 when Verbick saw that a farm tractor was taking up all the lanes at an upcoming bridge. Verbick slammed on the brakes of his 2001 Ford Escort, causing vehicle to go off the road, then struck 2 signs and a guard rail. Verbick was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to Heartland Regional Medical Center. He was not wearing a seat belt.