The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 11:10 AM, 61-year-old Charles Putnam of Sheldon was westbound on Highway 18, in a 2002 Ford pickup. Fifty-year-old Mark Listrom of Alexandria, MN was also westbound on 18 behind Putnam in a 2007 Freightliner semi.
Both vehicles were in the inside lane. Putnam was yielding to make a left turn onto Sixth Avenue. Listrom rear-ended the Putnam pickup.
Putnam was transported to Sanford Sheldon by SCAT.
Putnam’s Ford pickup received $5000 damage. The Freightliner that Listrom was driving was not damaged.