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Boonville driver accused of leaving scene of injury crash

A Boonville man is is jail, accused of leaving the scene of a weekend I-70 crash.

It happened in the westbound lanes of the highway near Rocheport late Saturday morning.

Mark Burlison was picked up a day later.

Troopers said he was driving a pickup truck with a trailer and hit another car from behind, causing it to swerve and hit a guardrail and run off the road.

The two people in that car were hospitalized with moderate injuries.

Burlison, who currently serves as principal of Blue Ridge Elementary in Columbia, allegedly fled the scene in his truck.

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