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Moped Mishap

Estherville, IA (KICD) — A Thursday accident involving mopeds leaves an Estherville teen injured.

Around 2:10-pm, the Estherville Police Department responded to a report of the accident in the 400 block of North 8th Street.  The two mopeds were being driven by a pair of 15-year olds northbound on North 8th Street.

The second moped driven by Dustin Peterson, who did not see the first moped, driven by Tyler Fuller slowing down to turn into a driveway.  Peterson applied the brakes but still struck the first unit from behind, causing it and Fuller to fall over.

Fuller received injuries to his wrist, and was taken to Avera Holy Family Hospital by a relative.

Damage to Fuller’s moped was estimated at $800, while Peterson’s moped received $750 damage. .