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Driver arrested following 'East Beltway' accident

Thursday, November 1, 2012

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A Rolfe woman, 35-year-old Jodi Groote, was arrested and charged with driving under suspension, after the Escort she was driving collided with a tractor hauling manure Tuesday afternoon east of Spencer. Additional charges are pending the outcome of a body sample analysis at the DCI office in Ankeny.
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Jodi Michelle Groote, 35, of Rolfe, was lead from the scene of an accident in handcuffs Tuesday afternoon, after the Ford Escort she was driving collided with the rear of a blue agriculture tractor pulling a manure spreader east of Spencer.

Clay County deputies responded to the scene at 2 p.m. Groote complained of pain following the collision, but was not transported by ambulance from the scene.

Groote was arrested and charged with driving under suspension. Additional charges are pending a body sample analysis, which is being completed at the DCI laboratory in Ankeny.

Groote, driving a car owned by Tony Moore, of Lake Park, was traveling north on the East Beltway - known as 240th Avenue - and failed to slow in time to avoid striking the wagon hauling the manure.

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Traffic was stalled for a period of time on the East Beltway Tuesday afternoon following a collision between a tractor hauling manure and a Ford Escort.
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The tractor and manure spreader, operated by James Kehoe, 51, of Spencer, sustained less than $1,500 in damage. Moore's Escort received more than $1,500.


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Paul Harvey is greatly missed! I just wanted to thank you again Mr. Hamilton, for all that you are doing for me, my friends, my family, and my loved ones after this unfortunate event. It is reassuring and gives us piece of mind that life, liberty, and justice for all is really a valid subject. :)

-- Posted by jodi groote on Sat, Dec 1, 2012, at 10:51 PM


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