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Saturday morning crash on Route 159

By on November 4, 2017 at 8:41 am

Emergency personnel responded shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday to the area of 4938 State Route 159 north of Red Bud for a two-vehicle crash with injury.

The vehicles involved were a 1998 Dodge Dakota driven by Tyler Albrecht, 19, of Red Bud, which sustained rear-end damage, and a 2013 Ford Explorer driven by Kayla Tarin, 27, of O’Fallon, which sustained front-end damage.

Police said the Dodge Dakota was traveling north on Route 159 and had slowed to make a right turn when it was rear-ended by the Ford Explorer.

Albrecht was transported by ambulance to Red Bud Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries sustained in the crash.


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Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.