Anita man injured in Guthrie County accident


March 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa State Patrol reports a Cass County man was injured Monday afternoon when the pickup he was driving collided with a farm service vehicle northwest of Casey, in Guthrie County. Officials say 54-year old Kevin Wedemeyer, of Anita, was traveling west on White Pole Road at the intersection with Juniper Avenue (County Road N-72), when he noticed a John Deere service truck pull away from a stop sign, in front of him. Wedemyer’s 1994 Chevy S-10 pickup hit the passenger side of the A & M Green Power truck, driven by 32-year old Brian Tunink, of Adair. The accident happened at around 3:45-p.m.

Wedemeyer was transported to the Guthrie County Hospital  by Adair EMS for treatment of possible injuries. Tunink, who was not injured, was cited for Failure to Obey a Stop Sign/Yield Right of Way. Damage from the accident amounted to $5,500.