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Rescheduled roadblock set for Jan. 11

The roadblock planned last month to assist an employee of Ryan’s Family Steak House has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the intersection of S.R. 135 and Landmark Ave.
Police, firefighters and emergency medical services will stage the roadblock to collect donations for Kayla Yeager of Laconia, who is employed at Ryan’s, to assist with medical bills and funeral expenses following the Dec. 12 crash on Interstate 64 near Corydon that killed Yeager’s two daughters. Marissa Summers, 2, died at the scene, and Brynlee Summers, who would have been 1 on Dec. 22, died Dec 18 at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.
The crash occurred when 23-year-old Tory J. Krueger’s westbound Nissan 350Z convertible crossed the median and into the eastbound traffic, where it was struck by a Mercury Mountaineer driven by Yeager’s mother, Carla S. Yeager, also of Laconia. The two women were not seriously injured. However, Krueger, a serviceman who was on his way home to the St. Louis area from Virginia where he was stationed, also died at the scene.
Marissa and Brynlee’s father is Steven James Christopher Summers of Corydon. The two sisters were buried Dec. 21 in Otterbein Cemetery near Laconia following a joint service at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funds have been established at Regions and First Harrison banks to assist the families. Money collected at Saturday’s roadblock will be given to Ryan’s to provide assistance to the family.