(SPALDING)—A Center man escapes injuries when his dump truck goes off the road and overturns. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 72 year old John Flowers came upon traffic backed up due to a downed tree on Route H two miles south of H-H at 6:15 Wednesday morning. Troopers say Flowers was unable to stop his truck and he went off the road to avoid a collision. Troopers say the dump truck was totaled. Ralls County deputies and the Center Fire Department assisted.