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The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reports that one person was injured following a 1-vehicle crash on Thursday. Around 6:55am, 44-year-old Robert C. Wood of Edinburg was traveling southbound on County Highway 5. Just north of County Highway 20, Wood went to follow the slight curve to the left but Wood told police that the vehicle continued straight. Wood's vehicle reportedly exited the roadway to the right, went over a private lane, and entered the west ditch, striking several small trees. Wood continued in a southwest direction before striking the northeast corner of the oil battery containment dike/berm before coming to a rest. Wood's vehicle received major front end and front passenger side damage. Wood was taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital for injuries described as minor by the report.

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