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Teen Crashes While Attempting To Avoid Accident

Last updated on Friday, February 2, 2007

(SPRINGVILLE) - After trying to avoid hitting an on-coming auto, 17-year-old Brandon Holtsclaw, of Bedford, suffered a fracture to his head and complained of neck pain.

Police say Holtsclaw was rounding a curve on Popcorn Road when he swerved to avoid hitting another auto. Holtsclaw lost control of his vehicle, going off the road and hitting a tree.

Police say speed was a factor in the accident. Holtsclaw was taken by ambulance to the Bedford Regional Medical Center for treatment of a possible broken nose. Holtsclaw has also been cited for unsafe speed.

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