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LaGrange man injured in crash

Posted: Feb. 13, 2020 4:00 pm

LAGRANGE, Mo. -- A LaGrange man was injured in a Wednesday afternoon crash on Route B.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that a 2003 Ford F-150 driven by Matthew A. Johnston, 56, was traveling north on Route B, 1.5 miles south of LaGrange, at 12:30 p.m. The patrol said the vehicle traveled off the west side of the road and struck a rock bluff.

Johnston was taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., with moderate injuries.

The patrol was assisted by the Lewis County Sheriff's Department and LaGrange Fire Department.

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