One injured in Mercer County crash

Posted Online: July 21, 2014, 11:09 pm
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By Grayson Schmidt,
REYNOLDS -- A man was transported to the hospital Saturday for injuries sustained in a car crash in Reynolds.

Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies said the crash occurred on 180th Ave East. Driver Dalton B. Tate, age 21 of Reynolds was taken to Trinity West in Rock Island for his injuries, while passenger Robert Walker, age 20 also of Reynolds was not injured in the accident.

Mr. Tate was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to wear a seatbelt by a driver.

No report on his condition was available.

The Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, Reynold's Fire Department, and Andalusia Ambulance Service assisted the Mercer County Sheriff's Department in the matter.


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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