On 07/14/2015 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s was called to investigate a two vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 560th Avenue and 475th Street. Upon investigation it was determined that a 1997 Chevy C2500 driven by Andrew Blauer of West Bend was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of 560th Avenue and 475th Street, waiting to make a left hand turn on 475th Street when he was struck from the rear by a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by Allan Lee Minkler Jr. of Pocahontas. The Minkler vehicle struck the rear passenger side of the Bleuer vehicle and continued through the T-intersection coming to rest in the south ditch. Damage to the Chevy is estimated at $2,000.00 and damage to the Ford is estimated at $6,000.00. No injuries were reported on scene. Minkler was cited for following too closely.