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Accidents reported

900 block of South Ash Street, Hillsboro

A 2007 Chevy Aveo driven by Katherine Hauck, 26, of Burns collided with a city backhoe that Joe Alvarez Jr., 55, of Hillsboro, was backing out of Hillsboro Golf Course at 2:15 p.m. March 7.

U.S. 56 east of Nighthawk Rd.

Trevor Smith, 22, of Marion hit and killed a deer with his 1993 Saturn SE at 3:59 a.m. March 8.

Third and D Streets, Ramona

Pedestrian Terren Thompson, 18, of Ramona was taken to Herington hospital after being struck by a 1980 Jeep at 8:40 p.m. March 8.

Scott Sarapa, 19, of Herington turned onto Third from D, saw Thompson in the roadway, but could not avoid hitting him, sheriff’s deputies reported.

Passengers in the Jeep, owned by David Lavery of Herington, were identified as Elizabeth Lavery, 15, of the same Herington address; Solomon Brunner, 17, of Ramona; and Allison Klug, 14, of a different Herington address.

330th Road west of K-15

Icy blacktop contributed to Julie Jantz, 55, of Tampa losing control of a 2004 Ford Ranger at 12:05 p.m. March 10. The truck, owned by Jantz Construction of Tampa, rolled into a ditch, but no injuries were reported.

Alley in 500 block of South Ash Street, Hillsboro

A 1998 Dodge van driven by Glenn Ratzlaff, 63, of Hillsboro, struck a parked Mazda pickup truck registered to Lyle Ledford of Marion, at 3 p.m. March 11.

Nighthawk Road south of 120th Road

Becky Vannocker, 49, of Marion hit and killed a deer with her 2005 Chevy Trailblazer at 7:23 a.m. Thursday.

Last modified March 21, 2013