Lights and Sirens

Four Taken To Hospital After Ritter Accident

Sheldon, Iowa – Four people from Rock Valley were taken to the hospital after an accident at Ritter, north of Sheldon.
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The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that Sunday, August 9, 2015, 27-year-old Brandon Stoller of Rock Valley was driving a 2011 Toyota pickup northbound on Northwest Boulevard at Ritter. They report that 19-year-old Alex Strouth of Sheldon was eastbound on B14 in a 2005 Ford pickup, pulling a hog loading chute.

The report says that Stoller saw the Strouth pickup leave the stop sign near the railroad tracks and head eastbound through the intersection. Stoller attempted to avoid the collision but hit the Strouth pickup in the passenger side.

The report says Strouth did stop at the posted stop sign but failed to yield oncoming traffic.

SCAT took Stoller and three passengers, 27-year-old Whitney Stoller, 5-year-old Aubrey Stoller, and 1-year-old Jace Stoller to Sanford Sheldon Hospital.

Stoller ‘s Toyota sustained $18,000 in damages, and Strouth’s Ford sustained $ 10000 in damages.