Chevy Blazer Plows into the Tannery Causing Major Damage

April 7, 2014
Dwayne Page
View from inside the Tannery after the Crash
The Tannery Closed Monday after Sunday night Crash

The Tannery on West Broad Street reopened this morning (Tuesday).

The local tanning salon business had to be closed all day Monday after a Sunday night accident in which a man crashed through the front of the building in his Chevy Blazer, causing major damage.

According to Smithville Police, 27 year old Jason Alexander Sturdivant of 487 Page Drive was driving a 1998 Chevy S-10 Blazer when the vehicle entered the parking lot of the Tannery and crashed into the business, which was closed at the time.

Sturdivant was apparently not seriously injured . He has been cited for violation of the financial responsibility law (no insurance).

Officer Joey Myers said the accident remains under investigation to determine the cause.

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