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The Taylorville Police Department responded to a one vehicle accident on North Cherokee Street Tuesday morning.

According to the accident report, a vehicle driven by Jerry E. Wasson of Taylorville was making a wide turn onto North Cherokee Street, traveling north. A witness advised that Wasson's vehicle traveled to the far right side of the roadway and hit a sign before going to the left side of the roadway and jumping the curb and hitting a house in the 500-block of North Cherokee Street.

Wasson told officers he wasn't feeling well and blacked out at the time of the accident. Wasson told responders that he did not remember the accident.

Wasson was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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