On the afternoon of February 5th, 2019, at 12:17 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3000 block of 420th Ave for a report of a two vehicle accident involving a semi-trailer. Upon investigation, it was determined that Alexandria Farquhar of Graettinger, Ia was driving her 2006 Ford F150 northbound in the 3000 block of 420th Ave when a 2001 International semi trailer driven by Joseph Krzyminski of Ft. Pierce, Fl was slowing down behind an unknown vehicle that was turning onto 300th Street. Farquhar failed to slow down in time and subsequently collided with the back of the semi trailer. Damages were estimated at $100 to the Krzyminski trailer and damages to the Farquhar vehicle were estimated at $8000.00.
Farquhar and her passenger were checked on scene by the Palo Alto County Ambulance Services and released. Farquhar was subsequently cited and released with a citation for Failure to Stop in Assured Clear Distance.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by the Graettinger Fire Department and Palo Alto County Ambulance Service.
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