Two-vehicle accident in Freeman Township

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On Tuesday, May 15, at 9:10 a.m., the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle accident with no injuries or blockage at the intersection of Highway 35 and Highway 82 in Freeman Township.  

Wayne A. Hovden, 80, Ridgeway, Iowa, was stopped at the stop sign on Highway 82 waiting to make a left turn onto Highway 35 in a 2006 Buick sport utility vehicle. Albert J. Close, 67, Ferryville, was making a left turn onto Highway 82 from Highway 35 pulling a boat and trailer in a 2009 Chevy Silverado truck.  The Hovden vehicle pulled out, making the left turn and struck the side of the boat and trailer. 

Hovden and his passenger Patricia L. Hovden, 81, Ridgeway, Iowa, both claimed no injuries at the scene of the accident. Close also claimed no injuries at the scene.  

Both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene.

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