Two Vehicle Accident

On 11/20/15 at 1:28 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 2 vehicle accident that happened at the intersection of 370th Street and 380th Avenue. Gregory John Shurtz of Mason City was driving a 2011 Chevy Silverado east on 370th Street and as he approached the intersection of 370th Street and 380th Avenue he attempted to stop his truck at the stop sign but started sliding on the snow covered road. Shurtz was unable to stop and continued through the intersection where the rear of his truck was struck by a 2009 Peterbilt Semi-Tractor that was being driven north by Brent Eugene Pillars of Webb.
Damage to the Shurtz truck was estimated at $5000.00 and damage to the Peterbilt truck was estiamted at $2500.00. No injuries were reported, Shurtz was issued a citation for Failure to Obey a Stop Sign.