(ATLANTIC) The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle accident at 550th Street and Newton Road on Tuesday.
According to the report, 26-year-old Kirk Albert Schwarte, of Atlantic, was driving a 2006 Chevy 2500 pickup northbound on 550th Street and attempted to make a left turn onto Newton Road when the two-axle trailer the vehicle was pulling jackknifed against the driver’s side of the truck and slid into the ditch. Liquid nitrogen that was being hauled on the trailer spilled onto the ground. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources took charge of clean up.
No injuries were reported. The damage to the vehicle was estimated at $4,000. Schwarte was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.