2 accidents in Cass Co., Friday


June 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says no injuries were reported following two separate accidents Friday. One of the accidents happened at around 3:20-p.m, on 750th Street, at the Massena Cemetery. Officials say a 2011 Chevy pickup owned and driven by 76-year old Richard Dean Follmann, of Massena, was making a left turn into the south cemetery entrance when his vehicle was hit on the rear driver’s side corner, by a 1998 Chevy pickup. The accident happened as 26-year old Cody John Simpson, of Geneva, IA, was attempting to pass Follmann’s vehicle. No citations were issued. Damage from the crash amounted to $2,500. 

The second accident happened at around 6:10-p.m., Friday on 570th Street, north of Fayette Road. Sheriff’s officials say a 1994 Ford pickup driven by 18-year old Ethan Kaleb-Joseph Nachtman, of Atlantic, was northbound on 570th Street when Nachtman lost control of the vehicle. The pickup slid into the east ditch, and hit a power pole. No citations were issued. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $2,500, while the pole sustained $500 damage.