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A 15- to 16-inch drop-off from the pavement to the shoulder of Mount Zion Road is seen as a car rolls by last week. [JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY]

Four months after the Morgan County Commission was sued by a trucking company over alleged road and shoulder defects on Mount Zion Road, a teenager lost control at about the same location when her car fell off a 16-inch drop-off to the shoulder and she was thrown through her windshield, according to a nearby resident.

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