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Tuesday, January 16, 2001

Updates from the Storm Lake Police Department and the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office.


An accident happened in the 500 block of Flindt Drive shortly before 3 p.m. last Tuesday. A 1998 Buick, driven by Erica Delira, 22, 216 Phillips Street, Storm Lake, was traveling north on Flindt Drive when a 1998 Ford, driven by Mark Viedenkamp, 41, Spencer, was exiting a private drive onto Flindt Drive and the vehicles collided. Viedenkamp was charged with Failure to Yield Upon Entering a Highway. Damage was estimated at $2,100 to the Delira vehicle and $200 to the Viedenkamp vehicle.

Between 5:30 and 7 p.m. last Tuesday, a hit and run accident occurred in the Hy-Vee parking lot, 1250 Lake Avenue. A 1996 Pontiac, owned by Jessica Mason, Nemaha, was parked in the parking lot when an unknown vehicle struck it and left the scene. Damage was estimated at $800 to the Mason vehicle.

An accident happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Wal-Mart parking lot, 1280 Lake Avenue. A 1989 Plymouth, driven by Audrey Goettsche, 75, Sioux Rapids, was traveling westbound in the parking lot when a 1998 Ford, driven by Kelle Wiseman, 33, Aurelia, was backing, heading northeast, and the vehicles collided. Damage was estimated at $200 to the Goettsche vehicle and $500 to the Wiseman vehicle.

An accident occurred at the intersection of 12th Street and Lake Avenue at approximately 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A 1993 Pontiac, driven by Jessica Stone, 18, 1200 Erie Street, Storm Lake, was westbound on East 12th Street, entering the intersection. A 1990 Ford, driven by Naoma Fleming, 75, 1220 590th M. Street, Storm Lake, was northbound on Lake Avenue, also entering the intersection and the vehicles collided. Fleming was charged with Failure to Obey a Traffic Control Devise. Damage was $200 to the Stone vehicle and $500 to the Fleming vehicle.