Speeding driver crashes into culvert, sustains moderate injuries

WRIGHT CITY, MO – A speeding driver traveled off of Highway J and crashed into a culvert on Tuesday morning.

Police report Shelby E. Shults, 22, was traveling too fast for road conditions in a 2014 Buick Encore. The Buick traveled off the right side of northbound Highway J at Godt Road and crashed into a culvert around 10:44 a.m.

Shults, of Wright City, was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for moderate injuries. She was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Buick was totaled.

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