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August 22, 2013

Police Log: Aug. 22, 2013 — Personal-injury accident

CROWN POINT — A Ticonderoga teen was injured in a one-car accident Aug. 13 after her car left the road while she was texting, police said.

Shortly before 6:49 p.m., Mckenna Kelly, 17, was traveling south on White Church Road in the Town of Crown Point at an unsafe speed while text messaging when she lost control of the vehicle, Lewis-based State Police said.

The car Kelly was driving exited the roadway via the east shoulder and continued onto an earth embankment before striking a tree, police said.

Kelly was unconscious when troopers arrived at the accident site and she was taken to Inter-Lake Health in Ticonderoga, police said.

Inter-Lakes Health declined to say whether Kelly had been released from the hospital.

No further information was available.

— By Contributing Writer Javier Simon and Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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