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Ottumwa Man Injured in Northeast Missouri Accident

An Ottumwa man was injured as a result of a two vehicle accident late Sunday night in Northeast Missouri.

Around 11pm, 19 year old Manuel Ruano of Ottumwa was traveling on Highway 6, just East of Green Castle when a vehicle in front of him stopped to avoid hitting a deer. Ruano rear ended that vehicle before crossing the center line and running off the roadway.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured in the accident which remains under investigation by the Missouri Highway State Patrol.


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