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Benton, KY woman injured in single-car crash

(Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Department)

A Kentucky woman was injured Friday after she ran off the road and flipped her car.

At approx. 8:50 a.m., deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department were dispatched with Lone Oak FD and Mercy Regional Ambulance for a single vehicle crash on Lovelaceville Road near Gum Springs Road.

Officials say Brittany Smith, 23, of Benton, Ky., was driving westbound on Lovelaceville Road and failed to negotiate a left curve.

Her vehicle ran off the shoulder, struck an earth embankment and overturned onto its roof in a wooded fence row.

Smith was able to climb from the overturned vehicle and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for minor injuries.

The area of the collision was blocked and/or reduced to one lane for approximately one hour to facilitate medical response and vehicle removal.

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