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Iowa State Patrol

Donald Eugene Carroll, 56, of Maryville, Mo., was cited for improper use of lanes after an accident 5:21 p.m. Oct. 21 on Interstate 35 near mile-marker 31.

According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Carroll, driving a 2006 Buick south on Interstate 35, was unable to maintain his vehicle in the left lane of the interstate. Carroll swerved his vehicle to the right lane of the interstate and struck a 2207 Sedan van driven by Nathan Clair Craig, 26, of Lamoni.

No injuries were reported. Damage estimates are $1,500 to both vehicles.


No citations were issued after an accident 4:12 p.m. Oct. 22 on Interstate 35 near mile-marker 33.

According to an Iowa State Patrol report, William Absalom Doutt III, driving a 1998 Chevrolet pickup south on Interstate 35, attempted to taken evasive action with his vehicle because of another motorist in traffic. The action cause Doutt to lose control of his vehicle, which entered the median of the interstate.

Because of the vehicle’s high rate of speed, Doutt’s vehicle rolled and came to a rest in the right, southbound lane of the interstate.

During the accident, Doutt’s vehicle struck the back of a 2010 Sentra driven north on Interstate 35 by Heather Jean Ann Waggoner, 41, of St. Joseph, Mo. Waggoner’s vehicle entered the middle of the southbound lanes, and then, the west ditch.

Waggoner was transported to Clarke County Hospital.

Damage estimates are $2,500 to Doutt’s vehicle and $15,000 to Waggoner’s vehicle.

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