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Lakefield woman escapes rollover uninjured

Thu 11-30-2017

A Lakefield woman avoided injury in a one-vehicle rollover in Jackson County Wednesday afternoon.

Around 2:20pm, Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of County Roads 9 and 14.  Destiny Laite of Lakefield was travelling eastbound on County Road 14 in a 2000 Toyota Corolla when she lost control of the vehicle entered the ditch striking a utility pole which broke.

The vehicle then rolled triggering a fire in the ditch.  Approximately 1/2 mile of the ditch burned.  The vehicle was a total loss. 

Niether Laite or a passenger were injured.  The Lakefield Ambulance and Okabena Fire Department assisted at the scene.