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Accident near Ainsworth Injures One

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

An accident near Ainsworth has sent one person to the hospital.  The Iowa State Patrol reports that at 2:32 Wednesday afternoon, 38 year old Alba Melendez was traveling eastbound on Highway 92 and collided into the rear of the vehicle driven by 24 year old Mitchell Clavey of Iowa City.

Clavey was slowing to stop behind a third vehicle at the intersection of Highway 92 and Violet Avenue when Melendez failed to stop.  Clavey was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital by Washington County Ambulance and Melendez was charged with failure to maintain control.