On 2/17/2021, at 6:14 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle accident at the intersection of 6th St SW and South Broadway in West Bend. Upon investigation it was determined that a 2017 Ford Taurus driven by Cindy Bormann, of West Bend was traveling northbound on South Broadway. While crossing through the intersection of 6th St SW, a Jeep Liberty driven by Ronal Cruz Arteaga, entered the intersection on 6th St SW from the east. It was determined that Cruz Arteaga failed to yield before entering the intersection and collided with Bormann’s vehicle. Bormann’s vehicle sustained an estimated $7000 worth damage, and Cruz Arteaga’s vehicle sustained and estimated $1000 worth of damage. Cruz Arteaga was issued a citation for fail to obey a yield sign. There were no reports of injuries. The West Bend Ambulance assisted the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office at the scene of the accident.
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