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Monroe Woman Hospitalized Following Two Vehicle Accident Near Pella

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

A Monroe woman was transported to Pella Regional Health Center for unspecified injuries following a two vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Highway 163 east of Pella near 190th Street. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Ruth Betson of Monroe was traveling westbound on 163 at approximately 3:40 pm Monday when her vehicle veered onto the south shoulder. Betson then over corrected, losing control of the vehicle and hitting the driver’s side of a truck driven by Wayne Williams of Pleasantville. Betson was cited for failure to maintain control. Williams was uninjured. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.