Brookport Mayor Injured in Crash



Brookport’s mayor was involved in a serious car accident Friday.

It happened on Purcell Road in Massac County. Brookport’s mayor John Klaffler, who is a rural mail carrier, was delivering mail when his vehicle was struck head-on by a larger vehicle.

Klaffler was flown to an Evansville, Ind., hospital for treatment of his injuries.

A special Brookport City Council meeting has been called for 5 p.m. Saturday at City Hall to appoint a mayor pro tem in Klaffler’s absence.

 

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