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Police: Trumann man burned while making meth

Posted: Updated: Sep 24, 2009 04:29 PM CDT

TRUMANN AR (KAIT) - The Poinsett County Sheriff's Department says a man who burned and dropped off in Trumann, injured himself while cooking meth.

According to the Poinsett County Sheriff's Department Jason Lane of Trumann was found on Woodland Circle and Birch Street in Trumann with severe chemical burns on his body.

Police say Lane was cooking meth in a plastic bottle when it blew up on Wildcat Lane, near the Bay Ditch just outside the Trumann city limits.

Lane had to be airlifted to The Med in Memphis for his injures.

Police say another suspect dropped Lane off at Forrest Street in Trumann, and police are looking for this individual.

Lane will be charged with manufacturing a controlled substance.

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