Authorities Say Charges Are Pending In Collision Involving A Car And A Semi

Fri 9-18-2020

(Emmetsburg)-- Authorities in Palo Alto county say charges are pending in connection with a collision Thursday involving a car and a semi in the 300-block of Amin Street in Cylinder.

Authorities say 71-year-old Marie Wheaton of Algona was driving a 2018 Toyota Rav4 northbound when she crossed into the path of a southbound 2004 International semi-tractor trailer owned by Great Lakes Concrete of Spencer and being driven by 50-year-old James Tackett of Milford. Deputies say Wheaton's vehicle struck the driver's side front axle of the semi trailer.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Toyota driven by Wheaton was estimated at $10,000; the semi trailer sustained an estimated $2,500 in damage.

The collision took place around 10:19 am.

The Cylinder Fire Department and Palo Alto County Hospital Ambulance Service assisted on the scene.