A 23-year-old Yelm man was injured on Intestate 5 Saturday afternoon after steel debris crashed through his car windshield and hit him in the head.
According to the Washington State Patrol:
About 2:50 p.m. Saturday, Richard S. Gagnon, 23, of Yelm, was southbound on Interstate 5 near DuPont when "debris came through the windshield and struck driver in the head."
Gagnon was later taken to Tacoma General Hospital.
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Trooper Guy Gill said Sunday that Gagnon was treated for a deep laceration on his forehead.
"We believe the debris was run over and sent airborne by another vehicle," Gill said in a tweet on Sunday. "It was not thrown from an overpass."