Car runs into pole, highway ditch

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — No injuries were reported when a car left a roadway south of Huntingburg Monday night.

Aaron J. Recker, 25, Huntingburg, was southbound on U.S. 231 in a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo when the 8:08 p.m. mishap occurred north of County Road 900S, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy said Recker nodded off behind the wheel, causing his car to strike a Frontier Communications pole off the west side of the highway before stopping in a roadside ditch line.

Total damage was estimated between $2,500 and $5,000.

A Uebelhor & Sons wrecker assisted.

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