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One thrown from SUV in I-12 crash

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WALKER, LA (WAFB) -

A crash closed both lanes of I-12 East near Walker for over an hour Tuesday night.

According to reports, a vehicle off the shoulder was traveling at a high rate of speed and rear ended a silver GMC Envoy.

The Envoy then hit the barrier wall in the median, flipped and spun several times.

A passenger in the back of the Envoy was ejected into the median.  He was taken to the hospital, as was the driver of the car.  Both suffered minor injuries.

Two others in the Envoy were unharmed.

The crash happened around 7:50 p.m.

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