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Four Vehicles Damaged In Two Recent Sheldon Accidents

Sheldon, Iowa — Two cars driven by Sheldon women were damaged in an accident on Friday (Nov 2) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 9:50 AM, 21-year-old Stacia Merley of Sheldon was eastbound on Highway 18 in a 1999 Pontiac. Sixty-three-year-old Jayne Nestor of Sheldon was southbound on Second Avenue in a 2007 Buick.

Merley proceeded east into the intersection as Nestor entered the intersection, and the two collided.

Merley’s Pontiac received $2500 damage. Nestor’s Buick received $3500 damage.

No charges were filed.


A Sheldon woman’s car and a Sheldon woman’s SUV were damaged in an accident on Sunday (11/4) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 5:20 PM, 72-year-old Eleanor Blankers of Sheldon was eastbound on Highway 18 in a 2012 Buick. Fifty-five-year-old Linda Stellinga of Sheldon was northbound on Country Club Road in a 2007 GMC.

Blankers reported that the car’s turn signals or hazard lights were not functioning properly, causing the signals to intermittently activate. Stellinga had stopped at the stop sign on the south side of the highway. She says Blankers was moving very slowly and was signalling to turn right, or south, onto Country Club Road. Stellinga proceeded into the intersection to turn left or west onto the highway and Blankers’ car struck hers.

Blankers’s Buick received $3000 damage. Stellinga’s GMC received $2500 damage.

There were no injuries.


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