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Grasshopper causes crash, teen injured

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A grasshopper caused a teen to crash her vehicle on Saturday, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

Casandra N. Harris, 17, of Benton was driving eastbound on Ky 348 about 12:20 a.m. on July 23 when a grasshopper landed on her and startled her.

Harris lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.

She had to be cut out of the vehicle.

Harris was taken to the Marshall County Hospital, then transferred by helicopter to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

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