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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.

Corey Saathoff

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.