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Spencer Accident

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Spencer Accident

Spencer, IA (KICD) — A two vehicle accident in north Spencer injures one.

The Iowa State Patrol says the accident occurred around 11 Tuesday morning, in the 1900 block of North Highway Boulevard.   A  2001 Chrysler Town And Country van,  driven by 44-year old Mark Haynen of Clive was northbound on Highway Boulevard.  A 1996 Geo Prizm, driven by 73-year old Barb Shatto, of Spencer, was facing west in the Gateway North Mall entrance in the 1900 block.

Shatto  pulled onto the Highway in front of the van, and the vehicles collided, with both vehicles coming to rest on the Highway.  Barb Shatto was transported to Spencer Hospital ER with injuries.  Haynen and a passenger in the van were not injured in the accident.

Shatto was charged with Failure To Yield Upon Entering a Through Highway, and No Insurance..  The Van received approximately $7500 in damage, while the Geo had an estimated $5500 in damage.

Assisting at the scene was the Spencer Police, and Clay County Sheriffs Office.