Driver injured in Saturday crash at armory

Herald Staff Writer

JASPER — A snowy roadway triggered an accident Saturday morning that injured the driver.

Marcus Freeman, 22, of Tell City was northbound in the 1400 block of Barley Street in a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer at the time of the 7:52 a.m. accident, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Police said Freeman attempted to turn west into the National Guard Armory lot but his SUV slid on the snow-covered road and hit a light standard.

Freeman suffered a bloody lip but declined to be transported from the scene by ambulance, according to authorities.

Damage to the Blazer was estimated at $10,000.

Contact Bill Powell.

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