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On September 25, 2022 at around 10:11am, the DCSO responded to a personal injury accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of M27 (130th Ave) and A34 (220th St).

Kevin Reverts (59), of Hartley, IA, was northbound on M27 driving a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado.  Paul Montague (75), of Middleton, WI, was westbound on 220th St driving a 2017 Volkswagen Golf.  Montague stopped at the intersection of A34 and M27 then proceeded to enter the intersection in front of Reverts.  Reverts was unable to stop in time colliding with Montague.  Reverts’ vehicle spun around and came to rest in the northwest corner of the intersection.  Montague’s vehicle continued northwest and came to rest in a cornfield.

Paul Montague and his passenger, Joan Montague, were trapped in the vehicle and were extricated by mechanical means.  The Montague’s were suspected of having serious or incapacitating injuries.  They were both transported by ambulance to the hospital.  No injuries were reported by Reverts or his passenger.  Both vehicles were considered totaled.

The DCSO was assisted by the Lake Park Fire Department, Lake Park Rescue, Milford Fire Department, Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance, and Boji Towing & Recovery.

On September 20, 2022 at around 1:14pm, the DCSO responded to a personal injury accident involving two vehicles near the intersection of 140th Avenue and 180th Street.

Christopher Pratt (48), of Superior, was eastbound on 180th Street going towards 140th Avenue driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Joseph Berg (52), of Milford, was northbound on 140th Avenue going towards 180th Street driving a 2021 Ford F150. Pratt and Berg entered the intersection at approximately the same time. Berg struck the rear end on the passenger side of Pratt’s truck. This caused Pratt to lose control and the truck rollover coming to rest on the driver’s side. Berg also lost control and began to spinning through the intersection coming to rest in the east ditch facing south.

Pratt and his passenger, Roberta Nagel were trapped in the vehicle but were extricated by non-mechanical means. Both Pratt and Nagle sustained possible injuries and were transported by ambulance.

Berg and his passenger, Mary Berg, also sustained possible injuries and were transported by ambulance.

The DCSO was assisted by the Lake Park Fire Department, Lake Park Ambulance, Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance, and Jennings Tow and Repair.