Vehicle totaled in truck-vs-SUV collision

From Local Sources

JASPER — One vehicle was totaled and another heavily damaged in a truck-versus-SUV collision Friday afternoon in Jasper.

Alexander W. Altmann, 33, Jasper, was southbound on Newton Street in a 2018 Toyota RAV4 when the 4:55 p.m. accident occurred south of Northwood Avenue, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Police say the Altmann Toyota collided with a second vehicle that had been northbound before attempting a turn.

Authorities said that second vehicle was a 2013 General Motors truck driven by Tabitha D. Ochs, 44, Otwell.

Police said Ochs had attempted a left turn into the Holiday Liquors parking lot.

Damage to the Ochs truck was estimated at $10,000 while the Altmann Toyota was listed as a total loss.

There were no injuries and no report of citations.

A Uebelhor & Sons wrecker assisted.




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