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Milan Man Hurt in One Vehicle Accident Saturday

A one-vehicle accident early Saturday left a Milan man with moderate injuries and some legal trouble.

Troop B of the Highway Patrol say 21-year-old Milan resident Eric L. Lovett was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra westbound on Missouri Route 6 at 5:30 A.M. Saturday when the truck went off the right side of the roadway, became airborne and struck the ground.

Lovett was wearing a seat belt, according to the accident report, but suffered moderate injuries. He was taken by Sullivan County Ambulance to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Following the accident Lovett was arrested for driving while intoxicated, failing to maintain the right half of the roadway, and for not having a valid driver’s license. He was released for medical treatment.



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