Red Bud woman fatally injured Friday night

Tragedy struck over the weekend, as a Red Bud woman was fatally injured in an accident late Friday night.

On June 23 at 11:22 p.m. an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of South Main and East South 1st Street in Red Bud was called in.

The preliminary accident report notes that Kimberly A. Martin, 56, of Red Bud, had been crossing South Main Street when Jayden D. Ethington, 20, of Sparta, in a 2020 Ford F150, went the wrong way on East South 1st Street (a one way street), pulling out onto South Main and struck Martin.

For more on the incident, please see this week’s print edition.