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Car crash in Graves Co. sends one to hospital; charges pending

GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A car crash in Graves County that sent one man to the hospital is under investigation.

The Graves County Sheriff's Office reports 27-year-old Robert Carter Jr., of Mayfield, was traveling on Rule Shack Road when he allegedly drove through the intersection at State Route 80 and off the roadway . 

Carter was apparently driving over the speed limit and went through the intersection without stopping for the stop sign.

He traveled off the north side of State Route 80, went into a ditch and hit the far bank. Carter's vehicle came to rest about 100 feet north of the intersection.

Carter suffered injuries to his face and back. He was transported to the Jackson Purchase Medical Center and later transferred to Vanderbilt Hospital.

The sheriff's department says the crash is under investigation and charges are expected to be filed against Carter.

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