Newspaper owner injured in accident

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Pat Cashman, editor and publisher of The Vicksburg Post, was injured Monday when a small motorcycle he was riding in the Vicksburg National Military Park left the roadway and went into a ravine.

He was airlifted from River Region Medical Center to University Medical Center in Jackson for treatment of a broken shoulder and ribs and abdominal injuries, a family source said. UMC listed him in good condition in the Intensive Care Unit this morning.

He was expected to be moved to a treatment floor today.

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Cashman is president of Vicksburg Printing and Publishing Company, which owns the Post.