On Saturday, August 26th 2017, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 4300 block of 360th street on a 2016 Ford Escape driven by Jeffrey Meyer of Worthington, MN. Through an investigation, it was determined that the Meyer vehicle was involved in a collision in the 4300 block of 360th street while attempting to illegally pass a 2004 Ford Taurus, driven by Patricia Manwarren of Emmetsburg, Ia.
Damages are estimated at $4000 to the Meyer vehicle and damages are estimated at $2000 on the Manwarren vehicle. No injuries were reported at the scene. Jeffrey Meyer was cited and released on the charge of Unsafe Passing.
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