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Tennessee Woman Injured in Grant County Crash

GRANT COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A Tennessee woman was injured in a Grant County crash Monday afternoon. According to Indiana State Police, the single vehicle crash happened around 2:14 p.m., on I-69 near the 256 mile marker.

The preliminary crash investigation revealed that 20-year-old Amber Richmond, of Columbia, TN, was driving southbound on I-69 near when her car traveled onto the median rumble strips. She then over-corrected, and her car traveled off the west side of the interstate. The car rolled once coming to rest on its top in a side ditch.

Richmond was trapped in the car and had to be rescued by firefighters from the Gas City Fire Department.

Richmond was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening head injury. She was wearing a seat belt which police helped prevent more serious injuries.

Neither the use of alcohol nor narcotics is suspected as having contributed to this crash.

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