James Stegman, 56, Spencer: Failure to serve jail sentence
At 11:40 a.m. Dec. 3, Frank Kerkvliet, 59, of Windom, Minn., was southbound on Clay County Road M-50, and proceeded from a stop sign at U.S. Highway 18, attempting to cross the highway. Kerkvliet, driving a 2003 GMC 2500 pickup and trailer, failed to see a 2002 Toyota driven by Jeremiah Omwamba, 26, of Albertville, Minn., who was eastbound on U.S. Highway 18. The GMC struck the Honda in the driver's side, spinning the Toyota into the southeast ditch. No injuries were reported.
The GMC, owned by St. Cloud Auto Sales, sustained $4,000 in functional damage. The Toyota, owned by Omwamba, was totaled with an estimated $6,000 in damage.
Kerkvliet was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.
At 3:13 p.m. Dec. 4, Carl Burger, 55, of Laurens, driving a 1998 Peterbuilt with dump trailer, and Daniel Anthofer, 56, of Audubon, driving a 2006 Chevy C5500 service truck, were both southbound in the 5000 block of Clay County Road M-54.
Burger began to make a right hand turn into a farm drive and Anthofer drove his service truck into the side of the dump trailer. Anthofer was taken by Spencer Ambulance with incapacitating injuries.
The Peterbuilt and dump trailer sustained $500 in damage and is owned by J&N Farms in Webb. The Chevy service truck, owned by OMG Midwest Inc. in Wall Lake, sustained $20,000 in damage.
Anthofer was charged with failure to stop in a safe distance.
The Clay County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa DOT and Webb Fire Department.