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August 2, 2013

Two injured in cycle-car accident

An operator of a motorcycle and a passenger were seriously injured in an accident at 1:51 p.m. Wednesday on South 10th Street.

According to a Mt. Vernon Police Department report, Robert D. Beach, 55, of Dix, was northbound on 10th Street on a motorcyle and was struck by a southbound car driven by Juanita L. Gill, 74, of Mt. Vernon. Gill turned in front of the motorcycle and was ticketed for failure to yield.

Beach and his passenger, 52-year-old Darla J. Beach, were taken to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center to be treated for head trauma and leg injuries.

The accident was in the 600 block of South 10th Street, near the IGA parking lot.

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