Man sustains minor injuries in Highway B accident


Two Perryville men were involved in a motor vehicle accident on Highway B Thursday, Jan. 6, south of Highway K.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:50 a.m. and closed Highway B near Shakertown for more than an hour-and-a-half, according to Perry County Emergency 911 Services.

George D. White, 68, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado northbound when he crossed over the center line and struck a 2018 Ford F-150, which was southbound and being driven by Chad M. Taylor, 44.

White was taken to St. Francis Medical Center by Perry County EMS for the treatment of minor injuries. White was not wearing a safety device.

Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and were towed from the scene by Perry County Towing.

Taylor was wearing a safety device.


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