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Published: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 10:48 a.m. CDT

Janelle Charity Blaisure, 24, of Corning was cited for following too closely after an accident 11:32 a.m. Friday at the intersection of South Elm and West Taylor streets.

According to a Creston Police report, Blaisure, driving a 2001 Ford south on South Elm Street, did not try to stop in time for a 2017 Nissan, driven by Nichole Dawn Tucker, 45, of Prescott, that was stopped facing south at the South Elm and West Taylor streets intersection, and had very little tire tread left, so when she tried to stop, she slid and rear ended Tucker’s vehicle.

Damage estimates are $300 to Blaisure’s vehicle and $1,200 to Tucker’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 12:11 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of REA Road and Strawberry Lane.

According to a Union County Sheriff report, David Patrick Love, 48, of Lorimor, driving a 2011 Dodge east on REA Road, came to the intersection and curve at REA Road and Strawberry Lane, did not navigate the marked curve and instead went straight through the center triangle ditch. Love’s vehicle ramped over Strawberry Lane and entered the east ditch, impacting a large ditch and coming to rest on the driver’s side.

Love was transported by air ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, where his condition is currently unknown.

Damage estimate is $9,000 to Love’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 7 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of East Mills and North Birch streets.

According to a Creston Police report, Kenneth Eugene King, 73, of Creston, driving a 2012 Freightliner north on North Birch Street, approached a stop sign, prepared to turn left onto East Mills Street, turned left and swiped the front side of a parked 2009 Chevrolet with the right rear panel, causing damage.

There were parked motor vehicles on both sides of North Birch Street, and the Chevrolet was legally parked and unattended.

Damage estimates are $200 to King’s vehicle and $5,000 to the parked Chevrolet.

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