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Benton man injured in single vehicle accident

A Benton, IL man sustained injuries in a single vehicle accident on Thursday, October 18.

The accident occurred on US Highway 68 West at approximately 5:25 a.m.

William T. Sanderson 24, of Benton, was traveling west on US Hwy 68 W and exited the right side of the roadway.

Sanderson was already partially sideways when he exited Sanderson's vehicle traveled several yards and struck a gas line and struck a tree before coming to rest upside down against a fence.

 Two witnesses pulled Sanderson from the vehicle due to the smell of gas present. Sanderson was transported by Marshall County EMS to Lourdes hospital to be treated for injuries.

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