Minor injury accident reported in Audubon County


August 31st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Audubon County Sheriff’s Department says only minor injuries were reported following an accident Wednesday evening in Hamlin. Officials say a vehicle driven by 68-year old Connie Lola Nissen, of Hamlin, was traveling west on Highway 44 at around 6-p.m., and had stopped at the intersection with Highway 71 before proceeding west. As Nissen entered the intersection, the 2002 Ford Windstar van she was driving was hit by a 1993 Oldsmobile traveling south, on Highway 71.

The driver of the car was identified as 32-year old Angel Marie Siepker, of Audubon. Two people in her vehicle were transported by Audubon Fire and Rescue to the Audubon County Memorial Hospital, for treatment of minor injuries. Damage from the crash amounted to $14,000. The accident remains under investigation, and charges are pending.