Two Vehicle Accident

On 10/5/2015 at approximately 7:53 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle personal injury accident in the 3500 block of 360th St. According to the statements and the accident investigation, a 2011 GMC Acadia, owned and driven by 46 yr. old Marcelle Marie Simington of Ruthven, was traveling westbound on 360th St. and approaching to turn right or north on Haugen St. in Ruthven. A 2013 Buick Verano, owned by Vaul Trust and driven by 90 yr. old Marvin Russell Pearson of Primghar, was traveling westbound behind the Simington vehicle. As Simington began to slow and turn she was struck from the rear by Pearson.
Pearson was transported to the Palo Alto County Hospital for possible injuries. Pearson was transported by private vehicle for possible injuries. The Pearson driven vehicle is considered a total loss as a result of the accident. The Simington vehicle sustained an estimated $3000.00 worth of damages. The investigation into the accident is on-going and additional information is forthcoming.