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Highway 71 Accident

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Highway 71 Accident

Spencer, IA (KICD) — An Albert City man is arrested after a two vehicle collision.

Around 10:23 Thursday evening, Clay County Deputies responded to a collision on Hwy 71 in the 3800 mile.  Upon arriving at the scene it was determined a 2003 Honda driven by 59-year old Richard Jensen of Albert City, rear-ended a 2007 Dodge, driven by 35-year old Robert Gray, of Cherokee.

Gray had stopped at a red light in the area currently under construction. After further investigation, Deputies determined Jensen was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision and was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Jail without incident.

Jensen was charged with OWI and Failure o Stop Assured Distance.  There were no injuries, Damage to Gray’s Dodge were estimated at $7000, while the Honda received $6000 in damage.