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An accident was reported on North Main Street Jan. 3.

According to an Osceola Police report, Lew Walicki, 54, of Rice Lake, Wis., attempted to back up his semitrailer and struck a 2008 Ford pickup driven by Jaclyn Bradley, 33, of Osceola.


No citations were issued after an accident 7:33 p.m. Dec. 27 at the intersection of 205th Avenue and Highway 34.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, Bethany Nicole Tracy, 18, of Lorimor, driving a 2008 Pontiac, and Larry Scott Johnson, 42, of Des Moines, driving a 1999 Chevrolet pickup, were both driving west on Highway 34.

Johnson slowed his vehicle to make a left turn onto 205th Avenue. Tracy didn’t notice the turn signal on the trailer attached to Johnson’s vehicle. Tracy swerved her vehicle and struck the driver’s side of Johnson’s vehicle.

Law enforcement checked the turn signals on Johnson’s trailer, and all turn signals and brake lights worked.

Damage estimates are $3,000 to Tracy’s vehicle and $4,000 to Johnson’s vehicle.


Dillon Alan Eckhardt, 32, of Osceola was cited for failure to maintain control after an accident 5:30 a.m. Dec. 21 in the 1700 block of 270th Avenue.

According to a Clarke County Sheriff’s report, Eckhardt, driving a 1995 Dodge pickup on 270th Avenue, lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch.

When law enforcement arrived at the scene, no one was around the vehicle. Eckhardt returned to the scene and said he didn’t know who had been driving the vehicle.

The vehicle was towed to the law enforcement center. Eckhardt went to the law enforcement center and admitted he had been driving the vehicle.

Damage estimate is $5,000.

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