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Two Vehicle Collision In Spirit Lake Sends Two People To Lakes Regional Hospital

Mon 6-20-2016 IA"], ["Hwy. 71 & 22nd St. Spirit Lake

(Spirit Lake)-- A two-vehicle collision Saturday at the intersection of Highway 71 and 22nd Street in Spirit Lake sent two people to the hospital. Police say 66-year-old Paul Rensink of Spirit Lake was driving a 2015 Toyota Highlander and had stopped to make a left turn onto the highway. Officers say he turned into the path of a northbound 2014 Dodge Charger driven by 45-year-old Melissa Shull of Lake View.

Rensink and Shull, along with a passenger in Shull's vehicle, Victoria Shull of Lake View, were taken by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare. There was no immediate word on the exent of their injuries or conditions.

Rensink was cited with failure to obey a stop sign.

$15,000 in damage was estimated to the vehicle driven by Rensink; Shull's vehicle was totaled.

The collision took place shortly after 2:30 p.m.