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Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:22 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:39 a.m. CDT

No citations were issued after an accident 12:30 a.m. Friday on Filmore Street in Afton.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, Jenna Lee Shepherd, 25, of Shannon City, driving a 2003 Impala east on Filmore Street, lost control after hitting a curb. Shepherd’s vehicle went up and over the north side curb, back onto the roadway, travelled across two lanes of traffic and up onto the south side curb and driveway before slamming into a utility pole on the east side of a driveway in the 800 block of East Filmore Street. Shepherd was transported by private vehicle to Greater Regional Medical Center, where condition reports are not available.

Damage estimate is $5,000 to Shepherd’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 2:51 p.m. Saturday on Highway 24.

Leroy William Bledsoe, 69, of Madison, S.D., driving a 2012 Harly Davidson motorcycle east on Highway 34, when the rear tire of the motor cycle blew out causing Bledsoe to lose control of the vehicle, which landed on its right side in the middle of the highway. Bledsoe and passenger Mary Bledsoe, 64, of Madison, S.D., were transported to Greater Regional Medical Center, where their condition is not available.

Damage estimate is $5,000 to Bledsoe’s motorcycle.

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