On February 25, 2019, at 6:53 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was call to a two vehicle accident at Sparky’s One Stop in Mallard. Upon investigation the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined Jeffery Reinders (36) of Curlew, IA. was attempting to cross Highway #4 (460th Avenue) in a 1969 John Deere 4020 Tractor. Reinders did not see a northbound 2007 GMC Sierra pickup being operated by Brock Kreft (19) of Sac City, IA. Kreft attempted to turn his vehicle left in an attempt to avoid the collision. Kreft’s vehicle would make contact with Reinders tractor at the intersection of Highway #4 and Inman Street.
Damage to the Kreft vehicle was estimated at $8,500. Damage to Reinders’ tractor was estimated at $2,500. No injuries were reported at the scene. The investigation into the accident remains under investigation.