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Driver Escapes Serious Injury In Accident Near St. Henry (PHOTOS/POLICE BLOTTER)

Driver Escapes Serious Injury In Accident Near St. Henry (PHOTOS/POLICE BLOTTER)

ST. HENRY (NNDC) – One person was injured in a single-vehile accident northeast of St. Henry early Tuesday morning.

The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department says a car driven by Susan Meyer of rural Huntingburg was eastbound on West 1000 South just west of South 100 West shortly before 7:AM.

Meyer told DCSD became fatigued and ran off of the south side of the road a Dubois REC utility pole. The impact of the collision caused Meyer’s vehicle to spin 180 degrees and come to rest with part of the car on the roadway, and the rest in a large ditch. The car’s airbags did deploy.

DCSD says Meyer was also wearing her seat belt at the time of the accident, DCSD says he use of seat belt and the fact the air bags deployed greatly aided in the limiting of her injuries.

Meyer was transported to Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.


JASPER (NNDC) – An Orange County woman was cited following a two-vehicle accident Monday evening.

Jasper police say a car driven by 77-year old Mary Deel of French Lick was northbound on Mannheim Road stopped at the stop sign with Baden Strasse. But, then she pulled out onto Baden Strasse to continue north on Mannheim and collided with the driver’s side of a westbound car driven by 17-year old Bailey Schmitt of Jasper.

Non one was hurt in the 7:36PM accident. Dell was cited for Failure To Yield the Right of Way.


JASPER (NNDC) – No one was hurt in a two-vehicle accident on Jasper’s south side Monday evening.

JPD says both vehicles were southbound on U. S. 231 approaching 1st Avenue at about 8:00PM. Police say a pickup truck driven by 18-year old Brett Stemle of rural Jasper was preparing to turn right onto 1st Avenue and when he slowed and began making the turn, his truck was truck from a car behind him driven by 60-year old Dolly Packard of rural Huntingburg.

Packard told police she did not see Stemle’s turn signal.

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