On 11/07/2017 at 9:28 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a two vehicle accident in the 4600 block of 460th Avenue. Upon investigation it was determined that a green 1999 Ford Ranger, driven by Zachary Dean Michael Landheer Brown of West Bend and owned by Lucas Ray Brown of West Bend, was traveling north on 460th Avenue when Brown failed to notice a slowing blue 2013 Ford F550 driven by David Paul Geerdes of Emmetsburg and owned by Palo Alto County. The Brown vehicle subsequently collided with the rear of Geerdes vehicle. Damage to the Ford Ranger is estimated at $2,000 and the Ford F550 is estimated at $1,600. There were no injuries reported on scene. Brown was cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to a Reasonable and Proper Rate.
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