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August 17, 2013

Police Log: Aug. 17, 2013 — Personal-injury accident

PLATTSBURGH — One person was injured in a one-car accident Wednesday.

Shortly before 8:39 a.m., Michelle L. Shanty, 37, of Gabriels was driving southwest on Route 3 in the Town of Plattsburgh and was approaching a left-hand curve in the road when the steering mechanism in her vehicle failed possibly due to a faulty tie rod, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

Shanty was unable to control the vehicle and it exited the roadway via the north shoulder and struck a fence, police said.

No further information was available.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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