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Area Arrests/Accidents 8/17/16

On Wednesday the Christian County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Regional Radio News.


28 year old Bradley S. Stimac of Edinburg was arrested on Tuesday for knowingly damaging property.




66 year old Dale D. Rowden Sr. of Edinburg was traveling northbound on Cedar St in Edinburg. Rowden stated that he yielded at the yield sign but did not see 24 year old Dustin J. Ehrhardt of Edinburg in his vehicle. Ehrhardt was westbound on Lincoln St. Ehrhardt said that he saw Rowden slowing down at the yield sign for the intersection. Ehrhardt continued westbound but Rowden did not stop and pulled out in front of Ehrhardt. Ehrhardt tried to avoid striking Rowden’s vehicle by moving to the north, but he was unable to do so. No injuries were reported.

22 year old Alyssa D. Waddington of Pana was traveling northeast on IL Route 48 on August 14th. Approximately 530 feet southwest of 1130 IL Route 48, Waddington left the roadway off the right shoulder. Waddington traveled over 300 feet along the north side of the ditch before sliding sideways. Once sideways and facing south, Waddington continued sliding before coming into contact with the south side of the ditch. Once hitting the ditch Waddington’s vehicle began to overturn. The vehicle traveled about 36 feet through the air until landing on the driver's side. The vehicle then became airborne again and made contact with the ground about 9 feet later. Waddington’s vehicle continued to roll on the ground until back on it’s tires where it came to rest. Waddington stated that she didn’t know exactly what had happened, and that she believed she may have fallen asleep. A witness to the accident said that Waddington was driving the speed limit in front of him when she veered off the roadway. Waddington was taken to TMH for observation.

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