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Published: Monday, April 1, 2013 11:28 a.m. CDT

No citations were issued after an accident 11:30 p.m. Saturday at 170th Street and West Platt Road.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, Sammy Douglas Woods, 54, 1071 170th St., driving a 2005 Ford west in the 1200 block of 170th Street, lost control and struck the guardrail of a bridge, and came to a rest in the north ditch. Damage was reported to the right side and under carriage of Woods’ vehicle and the guardrail.

Damage estimates are $12,000 to Woods’ vehicle and $500 to the guardrail.


Alan Avery Ibbotson, 18, 435 Wyoming Ave., was cited for failure to maintain control after an accident 5:18 p.m. Saturday on High and Dry Road.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, Ibbotson, driving a 1996 Dodge south on High and Dry Road, lost control of his vehicle, causing the tires to go on to the shoulder of the road. As Ibbotson attempted to correct the vehicle, it rolled a few times and came to a rest on its tires in the middle of the road. Ibbotson then drove the vehicle a few feet back, where it was upon the officer’s arrival.

Damage estimate is $2,000 to Ibbotson’s vehicle.

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