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Emergency personnel respond to a vehicle that crashed into the concrete median Monday afternoon. The driver, who was out and being assisted when this photo was taken, received moderate injuries, police reported.

Emergency personnel respond to a vehicle that crashed into the concrete median Monday afternoon. The driver, who was out and being assisted when this photo was taken, received moderate injuries, police reported. Photo by Julie Smith.

A Jefferson City man was treated for moderate injuries after a one-vehicle crash Monday.

According to city police reports, the accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of U.S. 54 West. Richard Poire, 20, was driving too fast for the wet road conditions, lost control in the S-curves, struck one guardrail, then went across the road and struck another guardrail before coming to rest.

Poire was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, police reported.

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