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Sheriff: Alcohol factor in wreck that hospitalized three people

Authorities say alcohol is believed to be a factor in an early morning accident in Warrick County that sent three people to St. Mary's.

The crash happened just before one Friday morning on Meinert Road near Weyerbacher Road.

Deputies say the driver, 35-year-old Troy Derr, missed a curve and struck a tree.

Derr was trapped and had to be cut out of the vehicle.

He and two passengers were rushed to St. Mary's where they are all in stable condition.

Two other passengers refused medical treatment.

The accident is under investigation.

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