(VANDALIA) The investigation continues into a Fayette County traffic crash that occurred at 12:27 yesterday afternoon on Illinois Route 185, two miles east of St. Peter. The State Police report 65 year old Ruth Smith of Altamont was westbound in her car directly behind another westbound vehicle when she failed to stop in time and rear ended the truck. Smith refused an ambulance and was transported in a personal vehicle to St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham. Smith was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. The truck driver, 73 year old Gary Oberlink of Brownstown, was not injured.