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These accident reports were released this past week by law enforcement agencies:


US-56/77/K-150 roundabout

Two accidents at the same intersection occurred within 8½ hours Feb. 9.

In the first, a trailer pulled by 1997 International semi owned by Robinson Trucking of Florence and driven by Van Galliardt, 55, of Matfield Green overturned while Galliardt was attempting to negotiate the roundabout at 3 p.m.

Deputy Bronson Shipman’s report said Galliardt had been driving too fast, but no citation was issued. The trailer and a Department of Transportation light pole were reported damaged.

In the second accident, Patrick Chuzel, 19, Eastvale, California, drove a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta into a median at 11:31 p.m.

Deputy Aaron Slater’s report said Chuzel had been driving too fast and not noticed the roundabout as he approached.

Neither Chuzel nor passenger Timothy Hart, 19, of Lancaster, California, reported being injuried. The car, owned by William Collie of the same address in Eastvale, did not require a tow.

US-56/77 north of 240th Rd.

Andrew Schreck, 21, Wichita, lost control of his 2009 Ford Fusion on icy pavement and slid into a ditch, striking a culvert, at 10:50 p.m. Feb. 10.

Deputy Doug Dick’s report said Schreck had been driving too fast during freezing rain, but no citation was issued. The vehicle was driven away, and no injuries were reported.

Sunflower Rd. south of 160th Rd.

Two days after the accident, Alison Shults, 40, Marion, reported than she had hit a pair of deer at 6:35 p.m. Feb. 9 with a 2009 Toyota Matrix owned by Darrel Shults of the same address.

350th Rd. east of Remington Rd.

Darius Huggins, 15, rural Ramona, lost control of a 2006 Chevy Equinox and rolled it into a ditch at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 9.

Deputy Mike Ottensmeier’s report blamed the accident on inattentive driving. He issued citations alleging that Huggins, who escaped injury, was not wearing a seatbelt and violated his driver’s license restrictions.

The car, owned by Donita Ryff of the same address, suffered extensive body damage and had to be towed.

3rd St. west of Main St. in Tampa

Kenneth Teetzen, 63, rural Ramona, backed his 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 into a 1995 Oldsmobile Aurora parked across the street at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13.

The Olds, owned by Clark Davis of Tampa, sustained relatively minor damage according to deputy Travis Wilson’s report, which blamed the accident on improper backing. No citations were issued.

Sunflower Rd. south of 140th Rd.

Leslie Byer, 67, Marion, hit a deer with his 2017 Ford Edge at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13.


Lincoln St. south of D St.

A hit-and-run driver damaged a rear section of the driver’s side of a legally parked 1999 Ford F-150 pickup owned by Angela Riemer of Hutchinson at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Main St. north of 1st St.

In another hit-and-run accident, a legally parked 2012 Chevy Cruze owned by Jason Myer of Hillsboro was sideswiped at 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Last modified Feb. 22, 2018