Accident

No citations were issued after an accident 10:58 a.m. Tuesday at East Prairie and North Walnut streets.

According to an Iowa Department of Transportation report, Carol Jon Foster, 74, 1201 N. Walnut St., driving a 2011 Ford East on Prairie St, attempted to turn left onto North Walnut Street, turned too sharp and struck the front of a 2002 Oldsmobile, driven by Wesley Wayne Root, 26, of Corning, who was at stopped at a stop sign facing south on North Walnut Street.

Damage estimates are $800 each to Foster’s and Root’s vehicles.

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No citations were issued after an accident 1:11 p.m. Monday on Pole Road.

 
According to a Union County Sheriff's report, Mark Allen Ide, 50, 1678 185th St., driving a 2007 Chevrolet south on Pole Road, entered a gravel portion of Pole Road at the same time a road maintainer was traveling north. The maintainer and Ide's vehicle caused the roadway to become dusty, which obscurred Ide's vision, and he struck a 2011 John Deere tractor, driven south by Jon Alan Shields, 54, of Shannon City, who was pulling a farm implement.
 
Damage estimates are $15,000 to Ide's vehicle and $100 to Shield's vehicle.