Local woman injured in Loretto accident

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By Special to The Sun


Brittany Lewis, 18, of Springfield was flown to University Hospital in Louisville following a single-vehicle accident at 5:29 p.m. on Oct. 12 near 900 Nerinx Road in Loretto.

Lewis was driving a 2000 Dodge pickup truck north on Nerinx Road when she lost control, dropped off the right edge of the road, struck an embankment and overturned.
Air Methods flew Lewis from the scene to the hospital.
Marion County EMS, Marion County Rescue and the Loretto Fire Department also assisted at the scene.
Deputy Tristan Hayden is investigating the accident.
According to University Hospital in Louisville on Monday, Lewis was no longer a patient.