Charleston fire 

Firefighters responded to a gas spill at 7:07 p.m. Thursday at the Mach 1 gas station in the city. 

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Firefighters responded to an odor investigation at 9:18 a.m. at 326 W. Polk Ave. Nothing was found. 

Charleston police

Richard Curry of Charleston was traveling at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday on the shoulder on Route 16 at County Road 1350 E and slowly start to drift toward the guard rail, crashing the moped as it got into the gravel. Curry was sent to Carle Foundation Hospital for his injuries. Curry was cited for improper lane usage and driving with a suspended or revoked license. 

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Contact Jarad Jarmon at (217) 238-6839. Follow him on Twitter: @JJarmonReporter



Jarad Jarmon is a reporter for the JG-TC. He covers the city of Charleston, Eastern Illinois University, Mattoon schools and the Regional Office of Education.

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