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Deer and car accident injures two from Long Lane

A collision with a deer sent man and woman from Long Lane to the hospital on Thursday night. According to the Highway Patrol, 52-year-old Melissa Eagleburger was driving a 4900 International when she hit a deer, lost control, ran off the road and ran into the ditch. Eagleburger and her passenger 56-year-old Mark Eagleburger were both injured and were taken to Cox South in Springfield for treatment. Neither occupants of the vehicle were wearing a seatbelt. The wreck happened on Route H about 4 miles north of Charity.

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