Superior Crash Injures Estherville Woman

Fri 10-7-2016 []

(Superior)-- A two-vehicle collision shortly before 4:00 pm Thursday on Highway 9 in Superior sent one person to the hospital.

The Iowa State Patrol says 26-year-old Marcena Pfleiderer of Estherville was eastbound when she collided with the rear of a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Melissa Peterson of Arnolds Park. Authorities say Peterson had also been traveling eastbound and had slowed to make a left turn into the Softtail Saloon when the collision occurred.

Pfleiderer was taken by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare for treatment of a non incapacitating injury. No injuries were reported to Peterson.

Pfleiderer was cited with failure to stop in an assurred clear distance.

$3,000 in damage was estimated to a 2004 Buick Regal driven by Pfleiderer; damage to a 2008 Chrysler driven by Peterson was totaled.

The Iowa State Patrol was assisted by the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office and Superior Fire and Rescue.