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Palmer Man Cited in Palo Alto County Accident

October 12, 2021 11:11am

Minor injuries were reported in a two-vehicle collision Friday in Ruthven, which involved a man from Palmer.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the intersection of Highway 18 and West Street in Ruthven. Deputies say 38-year-old Joshua Peters of Palmer was driving a 2004 GMC pickup westbound and was attempting to make a U-turn in the highway. Authorities say 81-year-old Ronald Hanson of Ayrshire was driving a 2006 Pontiac also westbound, when the two collided.

Hanson was checked over on the scene by paramedics and was released. No injuries were reported to Peters, who was cited for failure to yield.

(courtesy KUOO in Spirit Lake)