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Jefferson County Woman Avoids Serious Injury In 2 Vehicle Crash

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A Jefferson County woman was able to avoid serious injury in a 2 vehicle crash this past Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 34 and Henry Jefferson Ave. Around 12:30pm, 68 year old Michael Furlong of Mount Pleasant was attempting to cross 34 Northbound, claiming he did not see the approaching vehicle driven by 54 year old Melissa Smith of Lockridge before pulling into the intersection. The Furlong truck was struck by Smith in the rear passenger side.

Furlong was cited for Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Device. Minor injuries were reported, however neither party was transported by Henry County Ambulance, who assisted at the scene.

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