On 04/23/2020 at 7:02 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident of a 4-Wheeler in the 200 block of 6th St., Mallard, Iowa. Upon completion of an investigation the driver of the 4-wheeler, Bernard Erb, was cited for operating without a valid driver’s license and failure to stop at a stop sign. There were no injuries reported as a result of the accident and only minor property damage.

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