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Accidents

Published: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 10:29 a.m. CST

No citations were issued after an accident 12:02 p.m. Thursday on REA Road.

According to a Union County Sheriff report, Lennie Dean Thompson, 62, 911 N. Spruce St., driving a 2000 Chevrolet east on REA Road, lost control of the vehicle because of snow and extreme winds, entered the south ditch and struck an unoccupied 2009 Dodge, owned by Tessa Hull, 2094 Three Acre Ave., already in the ditch.

Damage estimates are $2,000 to Thompson’s vehicle and $4,000 to Hull’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 3:31 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Beechwood and Ringgold-Union avenues.

According to a Union County Sheriff report, Crystal Gail Degonia, 34, of Diagonal, driving a 2000 Chevrolet east on Ringgold-Union Avenue, lost control of the vehicle because of snow and slush on the road, approached a bridge, crossed the bridge and hit the north side, damaging the front of the vehicle.

Damage estimates are $2,500 to Degonia’s vehicle and $150 to a bridge sign owned by Union County Roads.

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