Car strikes storm-downed tree

From Local Sources

CRYSTAL — A Martin County woman escaped injury Sunday night when her car struck a tree that had fallen across both lanes of State Road 56 west of Crystal during a storm.

Ashley D. Allen, 28, Loogootee, was eastbound on State Road 56 in a 2014 Dodge Charger when the 10:21 p.m. accident occurred east of Dubois Road Northeast, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated to have exceeded $10,000.

The Dubois Volunteer Fire Department and a Sternberg Automotive Group wrecker assisted.

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