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Eckerty man taken to hospital after accident in Dubois Co.

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DUBOIS CO., IN (WFIE) -

An Eckerty man was taken to the hospital after his vehicle went into a culvert and embankment in Dubois County.

The Dubois County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Austin Newton was traveling east on Schnellville Rd. when his vehicle traveled to the left of the center for an unknown reason.

Deputies say his vehicle continued off the side of the road and struck a culvert and embankment.

Newton was transported to Memorial ER and later flown to St. Mary's in Evansville by life flight for his injuries.

Memorial EMS and Schnellville Fire Department assisted in the accident.

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