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Injury Crash on Highway 218 in Hart County, KY

Date of News Release: 07/03/2006

(BOWLING GREEN, Ky.) - Marcus Thompson was northbound on U.S. 31-E in Hart County just north of KY HWY 218. Mr. Thompson advised an unknown vehicle pulled out in front of him. Mr. Thompson swerved his vehicle to avoid the unknown vehicle. Mr. Thompson lost control of his vehicle and exited off the left side of the roadway. Mr. Thompson's vehicle then traveled into a ditch striking a tree & coming to a final rest. Mr. Thompson and passenger (Gary Hartman) were transported to TJ Samson Hospital by EMS where they were treated for minor injuries.

Mr. Thompson was charged with Failure to produce insurance, Driving under the influence 1st, Failure to notify Department of Transportation of an address change. Was cited to appear in court due to his injuries.

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