Graves Co., KY driver injured, ammo explodes in vehicle after crash

Updated: Aug. 6, 2018 at 3:02 PM CDT
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GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - According to the Graves County, Kentucky Sheriff's Office, a crash near the Water Valley Community resulted in a man being injured.

It happened in the 7600 block of KY 2422 on August 6.

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Investigators said Javier Garcia of Fulton, Ky. claims the steering went out of his vehicle and he was unable to control it before it hit a tree.

Garcia was not wearing a seatbelt and received non-life threatening injuries. Some passersby at the scene got Garcia out of the vehicle before authorities arrived.

A half a box of ammo and a rifle was destroyed as well as the vehicle as it caught fire. Garcia was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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