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

SHERIFF

US-50 at Pawnee Rd.

A passing semitrailer truck sideswiped a pickup at 5:54 p.m. June 5 after the pickup’s driver drove onto the right shoulder and was attempting to turn right, according to a report released Friday.

The pickup, a 1987 GMC K1500 owned and driven by John D. Summit, 30, Pleasant Hill, Missouri, sustained disabling damage to its left side, hood, and undercarriage and was towed.

Summit and passenger James D. Anderson, 55, Marion, Iowa, reported possible injuries but were not taken to a hospital by ambulance. Another person named John D. Summit, age redacted, also of Pleasant Hill, was a passenger.

The semi, a 2024 Kenworth T680 owned by Gill and Sons of Fresno, California, and driven by Balwinder S. Brar, 64, of Kerman, California, sustained damage described as minor to its right front.

Deputy Landis Goodman’s report blamed the accident on improper turning by Summit, but no tickets were listed as being issued.

Kanza Rd. north of 140th Rd.

Charles W. Loewen, 71, rural Hillsboro, hit a deer at 9:30 a.m. June 10 with his 2014 Chevrolet Silverado C1500.

Damage to the pickup’s right front and undercarriage was characterized as minor.

Nighthawk Rd. south of 130th Rd.

Marjorie A. Hufman, 73, Hillsboro, hit a deer at 4:35 a.m. June 12 with her 2023 Ford Maverick, which remained drivable with damage to its right front.

US-50 east of Old Mill Rd.

Katherine L. Carlson, 36, rural Herington, hit a deer at 9:35 p.m. June 12 with her 2019 Nissan Versa, which sustained disabling damage to its front third and was towed.

Six-year-old Serenity Carlson of the same address was a passenger.

US-56 west of Old Mill Rd.

Raymond J. Johnston, 22, Marion County Lake, allowed his speeding 2005 Kia Rio to drift off the road to the left at 12:25 a.m. June 13, swerved to correct, and spun the car into the ditch, where it rolled onto its top.

The car sustained disabling damage to its left side, hood, top, windshield, and undercarriage and was towed.

Deputy Kaylan Miles’s report blamed the accident on overcorrection. No tickets were listed as being issued.

HILLSBORO

Main St. north of Grand Ave.

Rosella M. Epp, 83, Hillsboro, nicked a motorcycle legally parked two spaces away while backing her 2014 Chevrolet Equinox out of a diagonal parking space.

The motorcycle, an Indian Scout Bobber Sixty ABS owned by Becky E. Gage of Hillsboro, remained drivable with damage to its right fork, a possibly twisted fender, and scuff marks on a tire.

Officer Duane McCarty’s report states that damage to the right rear portion of her Chevy was barely noticeable.

He blamed the accident on inattentive driving. No tickets were listed as being issued.

Last modified June 20, 2024

 

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