Maryville Man Crashes Mack Truck

63 year old Alex L Degase of Maryville was in a single vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Andrew County.  Degase was driving a Mack Truck northbound on Highway 71, 2 miles west of Bolckow, when a tire popped and the hood came up.  He crossed the median into southbound traffic, off the roadway, struck a mailbox, two fences and a utility pole.  He then overturned.  Degase was taken to Mosaic Life Care in Maryville by Andrew County Ambulance.