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The Taylorville Police Department reports that one person was sent to the hospital following a crash early Saturday morning. Around 4:12am, 22-year-old Endrew S. Stone of Warrensburg was traveling south on Route 48 when he reportedly left the roadway entering the Keep Taylorville Beautiful Park. Stone went through a ditch on the west side of the road. Stone then struck a tree and a water main locator sign. Stone continued on and hit two more trees breaking them. Stone's vehicle was spun 180 degrees before coming to a rest after striking a fourth tree. Stone was located laying in the bench seat of the truck. Stone was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Springfield with injuries described as serious by the Taylorville Police Department report. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

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