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Miles says car wreck won't sideline top WR Dural

4 years 10 months 1 week ago Thursday, September 11 2014 Sep 11, 2014 September 11, 2014 6:14 AM September 11, 2014 in LSU Sports
Source: AP Sports Writer
By: Brett Martel

BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles says leading receiver Travin Dural "will play" against Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night despite injuries from a car accident last weekend.

Miles says Dural returned to practice Wednesday after missing the first couple practices of the week because of what the coach called a "soft tissue injury" to Dural's forehead which required stitches.

Miles says Dural, who has six catches for 291 yards and four touchdowns, was trying to help a friend find misplaced keys when the accident happened.

Baton Rouge police have said the accident occurred at 3 a.m. Sunday when Dural made a left turn into the path of a sports utility vehicle.

Police have said there was no indication Dural was impaired at the time of the accident near LSU's campus.

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