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Teen girl injured in Scott County Crash


Illinois State Police report that a 16-year old girl received minor injuries following a crash in Scott County Tuesday night.

According to the crash report, she was traveling westbound on the Alsey/Manchester Blacktop east of Suttles Road at around 6:40 p.m. 

That's when the teen driver allegedly got distracted and ran off the road.

She over corrected and lost control before crossing both lanes of traffic and leaving the roadway on the south side of the road. 

Her car struck a ditch embankment, overturned, and hit a utility pole before coming to rest on its top in a field.

She was taken to a hospital with minor injuries and cited for improper lane usage.

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