Hillsboro Teen Suffers Minor Injuries in Collision with Ag Sprayer

A Hillsboro teen suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision in Fayette County’s Jasper Township, last week.

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According to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, Madilynn G. Arnett, 17, of Hillsboro, was traveling eastbound along U.S. 22 west around 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 11th when collided with an eastbound agricultural sprayer that had been traveling ahead of her.

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Ms. Arnett’s vehicle is reported to have gone underneath the sprayer. An investigation determined the sprayer did have its hazard lights activated at the time of the crash.

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Ms. Arnett suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to Fayette County Memorial Hospital for treatment. She’s been cited for assured clear distance ahead and operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

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The driver of the sprayer was uninjured.

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