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George Man Taken To Hospital After Accident

Matlock, Iowa — A George man was taken to the hospital after an accident southeast of Matlock on Thursday, April 30, 2015.
SCAT Front & Right Side
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 7:00 PM, 18-year-old Brendan Gonnerman of Sioux Center was driving a 2007 Ford F‐250 pickup southbound on Lily Avenue, a mile southeast of Matlock. The report says 49-year-old Timothy Walker of George was driving a 1992 Ford F‐150 pickup northbound on Lily Avenue.

According to the deputy’s report, Walker’s pickup crossed the center of the roadway, entered the southbound lane and struck Gonnerman’s pickup.

Walker was transported by the Sheldon Community Ambulance Team to Sanford Sheldon Hospital.
   
Gonnerman’s 2007 Ford pickup and Walker’s 1992 Ford pickup sustained an estimated $10,000 in damages, each.

Walker was cited on charges of failure to use seat belt and failure to yield half the roadway when meeting a vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office reports the Matlock Fire Department, Matlock Rescue and SCAT assisted at the scene.

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