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Man Admits To Causing Accident

Last updated on Wednesday, May 2, 2007

(BEDFORD) - A Mitchell man admitted to causing an accident that occurred on State Road 37 and Dixie Highway just south of Bedford.

Police report that 47-year-old Russell Blackwell, of Mitchell, was pulling onto State Road 37 when a northbound auto, driven by 16-year-old Jarrod Meeton, also of Mitchell, ran into the side of Blackwell's vehicle.

Blackwell admitted to police he pulled in front of Meeton's auto and did not realize it until it was too late.

Amanda Campbell, a passenger in Meeton's vehicle was injured in the crash and was taken to Dunn Hospital for a minor leg injury.

Blackwell was cited for failure to yield right of way.

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