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One dies in weekend crash

An area man lost his life in a one vehicle crash early Sunday morning at 1 a.m. off Route N in Ste. Genevieve County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Phillip Oberle, 64, of Ste. Genevieve was driving his 2005 Buick LeSabre northbound on Route N south of Route P when he failed to negotiate a curve causing his car to go off the right side of the road, strike a tree and catch fire.

It’s unknown if Oberle was wearing his seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel at 8 a.m.

He was transported to Basler Funeral Home.

Renee Bronaugh is a reporter for the Daily Journal and can be reached at 573-518-3617 or

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