Two Accidents Reported in Harlan


January 24th, 2013 by admin

The Harlan Police Department reports minor damage to two vehicles involved in an accident on Thursday, January 17th. A 2008 GMC driven by Rita Pfannkuch of Harlan was pulling onto 6th Street from a parking space when she came into contact with a 2007 Chrysler driven by David Smith of Panama. Smith was going northbound on 6th when the collision occurred. Each vehicle sustained $750 in damage.

The Harlan P-D reports a second accident occurred on Friday, January 18th. A 2011 Ford being driven by Corey Gaskill of Manilla was headed northbound on 4th Street approaching the intersection with Hill Street. That’s when a 1994 Ford being driven by Nicole Andersen of Harlan was heading East on Hill Street where she failed to yield to Gaskill’s vehicle. The front of Andersen’s car made contact with the left rear of Gaskill’s vehicle, causing both of them to spin. Gaskill came to rest facing south on 4th Street and Andersen came to rest facing north. Total damages came to $8,000. Andersen was cited for failure to yield.