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Deputies respond to two traffic accidents on Tuesday

Posted: Wed, May 13, 2020 9:58 AM

Winneshiek County Sheriff's Deputies handled two traffic accidents on Tuesday.

Shortly after 4:15 p.m. they were called to County Road B16 and 256th Avenue.  30-year-old Lourdes Quiahua of Ridgeway was eastbound on County Road B16 and slowed to make a left turn on 256th Avenue, but went into the east ditch and rolled onto the passenger side. Quiahua and her passenger were not injured.  The accident caused $3,500 in damages.  Quiahua was ticketed for not having a valid driver's license and for failure to provide proof of insurance.

Around 7:45 p.m. deputies were called to Whitetail Road north of Decorah.  16-year-old Carter Falck of Decorah rear-ended a truck being driven by 16-year-old Isabel Ihde of Decorah.  The accident caused $4,500 of damage.  No injuries were reported.  Falck was ticketed for failure to maintain control.