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LeMars Man Hits Railroad Crossing Gate

railroad crossing signSioux Center, Iowa — A LeMars man struck a railroad crossing gate on Friday, September 23rd near Sioux Center.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 10:22 am on Friday, 42-year-old Wade Ruden of LeMars was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe eastbound on 420th Street, one mile southwest of Sioux Center. According to the report, Ruden struck a a BNSF Railway crossing gate.

The Tahoe received $700 damage. The railroad crossing gate received $2,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

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