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Accidents

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 10:47 a.m. CST

No citations were issued after an accident 9:39 p.m. Sunday on Southwestern Boulevard.

According to a Creston Police report, Kaylee Mae Baker, 20, 510 S. Birch St., driving a 2002 Dodge, struck a light pole, owned by Southwestern Community College, on Southwestern Boulevard. Baker said she put her vehicle in drive and did not see the pole.

Baker and passengers Jaclyn Gordon and Kelsey Ellis, both of Creston, were transported to Greater Regional Medical Center and were released with no injuries.

Damage estimates are $2,000 to Baker’s vehicle and $50 to the light pole.

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No citations were issued after an accident 11:05 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of West Taylor and South Oak streets.

According to a Creston Police report, Timothy Allan Rice, 46, 1208 W. Adair St., driving a 1998 Geo west on West Taylor, braked when a vehicle pulled out of a business drive into his path. Rice’s vehicle slid off the road, hit a power pole guide cable and went into the west ditch of South Oak Street, coming to rest facing west.

Damage estimates are $3,000 to Rice’s vehicle and $200 to the power pole guide cable.

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No citations were issued after an accident 1:57 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of east Taylor and South Cherry streets.

According to a Creston Police report, Dayle Kathryn Turk, 79, 1830 Highway 34, driving a 2013 Chrysler, turned west onto Highway 34 from South Cherry Street into the path of a 2001 Chevrolet driven west on Highway 34 by Tyler Lee Groenendyk, 24, of Oskaloosa, was unable to stop because of road conditions and was struck by Groenendyk’s vehicle.

Damage estimates are $2,000 to Turk’s vehicle and $750 to Groenendyk’s vehicle.

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