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Monroe County Deputies Investigating Fatality On Vernal Pike

Last updated on Monday, August 18, 2008

(BLOOMINGTON) - Another fatal accident this summer in Monroe County.

Monroe County deputies say 30-year-old Randy Smith of Bloomington was headed east on Vernal Pike when, for unknown reasons, his mid-80s Oldsmobile left the roadway and struck a tree.

Smith was pronounced dead on the scene and no other vehicles were involved and no passengers were in the vehicle.

Nearby residents were able to call 911 after hearing the wreck.

Currently, Monroe County investigators are running toxicology screens to see if drugs or alcohol were a contributing factor to the accident.

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