Icy Road Blamed For Wreck That Injured Lafayette Man

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A Lafayette man was injured in a single vehicle wreck on Herndon Oak Grove Road due to icy road conditions Monday morning. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office reports the accident occurred shortly before 7:00am in the 13,000 block when 43-year old Laurence Leighner drove over a patch of ice while negotiating a curve, causing his pickup truck to run off the right shoulder of the road, hit a ditch embankment, and overturn. Deputies say the truck came to rest on the driver’s side in the ditch.

Leighner was transported by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for what deputies report where minor injuries.



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