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Man injured in accident

LAKE PLACID A Punta Gorda man was critically injured in an accident April 17 on State Road 70, about eight miles west of Lake Placid, a Florida Highway Patrol report said. Dale O. Moody, 19, was traveling westbound on State Road 70 when his vehicle went into the eastbound lane and collided with a trailer driven by another vehicle heading east, according to a report. After the accident, Moodyís vehicle rotated and ended up in the westbound lane of Highway 70, facing in a southerly direction, the report said. Aero-Med transported Moody to Lee Memorial Hospital.
The driver of the other vehicle was not injured, the report said.