Two Vehicle Accident

On 2-4-2017 at 10:05am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a hit and run accident which happened at 1406 Burns St, Ruthven.

After an investigation, it was determined that Thomas L. Simington of Ruthven was driving a 1994 Dodge Intrepid north bound in the 1400-blk of Burns St and collided with a legally parked 1998 Jeep at the residence of 1406 Burns. Simington then left the scene of the accident.

Simington was cited into court for Failure to Maintain Control and Leaving the scene of Property Accident.

Damage to the Jeep was estimated at $3,800.00 and $3,600.00 to Dodge.

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