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Martinsville Teen Injured In Crash

Last updated on Thursday, June 28, 2012

(GUTHRIE) - A Martinsville teen was injured when the car she was riding in crashed into a utility pole.

According to a Lawrence County Police report, 17-year-old Casey Whitaker of Martinsville was at the intersection of Guthrie Road and South Helton Road when he didn't expect the curve and drove his 1998 Chevrolet Lumina off the roadway and hit a utility pole.

Whitaker, told police he didn't know the road and didn't expect the curve. Police say speed contributed to the crash.

Whitaker's passenger, 17-year-old Emily Woolbright, suffered minor bleeding on her elbow and arm. Whitaker was not injured.

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