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Rock Valley Teen Avoids Racoons, Hits Culvert

Osceola Sheriff Car 72-2Ashton, Iowa — A Rock Valley teen’s vehicle was damaged after swerving to miss wildlife on Monday, September 5th near Ashton.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 9:02 pm on Labor Day, 18-year-old Bryanna Van’t Hul was driving a 2005 Suzuki Aerio southbound on Olive Avenue, east of Ashton. According to the report, Van’t Hul began slowing to turn onto 230th Street¬†when two raccoons entered the roadway. ¬†Van’t Hul swerved to avoid the animals and lost control entering the north ditch and striking a culvert.

The Suzuki received $2,500 damage.

No injuries were reported

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