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Accidents

No citations were issued after an accident 12:20 p.m. Dec. 7 on the 2400 blk of Elk Street.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, Rodney Duane Hommer, 58, of Osceola, driving a 2011 Nissan reached down to retrieve a cookie, taking his eyes off the roadway and entered the south ditch where the vehicle was stopped by a culvert.

Estimated damage was $5,000 to Hommer’s vehicle.

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Jose Ezequiel Galvez Garcia, 19, of Osceola was cited for failure to have a valid license or permit and failure to maintain control, reduced speeds after an accident 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at the intersection of East Clay Street and North Park Street.

According to an Osceola Police report, Nicole Renee Andrew, 46, of Osceola, driving a 2013 Chevy was traveling north on North Park Street while Garcia, driving a 2003 Toyota, was traveling west on East Clay Street. Garcia’s vehicle crossed over the center line as Andrew was taking the curve onto East Clay Street and the vehicles collided.

Estimated damage was $5,000 to Andrew’s vehicle and $500 to Garcia’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 6:15 p.m. Dec. 12 on the 1950 blk of Highway 34.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, Dennis Paul Loudon, 69, of Afton, driving a 2014 Lexus west on Highway 34 saw an animal that appeared in the roadway and Loudon was unable to avoid striking the animal.

Estimated damage was $7,000 to Loudon’s vehicle.

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No citations were issued after an accident 3:36 p.m. Friday at the Hy-Vee parking lot.

According to an Osceola Police report, Megan Breann Grimm, 26, of Osceola, driving a 2013 Jeep, was traveling north through the parking lot and honked the horn to warn Michael Lee Gates, 74, of Ellston, driving a 2004 BMW as he had begun to back out of a parking space. Gates accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the break and backed into Grimm’s vehicle.

Estimated damage was $1,500 to Grimm’s vehicle.

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