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SR5 in LaGrange County has reopened

A two vehicle accident shut down a portion of SR5 in La Grange County and caused power outages Friday afternoon.

The road was closed for most of the day and reopened around 3:15 p.m.

A vehicle was traveling westbound on CR700 South when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign at SR5, according to the La Grange County Sheriff’s Department.

The first vehicle struck a semi and both vehicles left the road. The first vehicle also struck a utility pole, knocking out power to the area.

The semi driver suffered minor injuries.

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