On 02/25/2021 at 10:18 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident in the 4800 block of 370th Street. Upon investigation it was determined a red 2009 Chevy Impala, driven by Justin James Bauer and registered to Amanda Jane Garman both of Wesley, was westbound on 370th Street. Bauer drifted across the roadway and onto the shoulder of the roadway. Bauer attempted to get the Chevy back onto the roadway and overcorrected and lost control of the Chevy. The Chevy entered the south ditch and rolled once before coming to rest in the ditch.
Bauer was transported to Palo Alto County Hospital for treatment of possible injuries. The estimated damage to the Chevy is $8,000.00. Bauer was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control, simple misdemeanor.
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