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Police/Fire Reports

Putnam County Sheriff's Office

Two-vehicle crash

• The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 71 at Route 89 in Granville Township at 6:41 a.m. Sept. 30. A vehicle driven by James L. Petersen, 20, of Hennepin drove into the rear of a vehicle driven by Sara R. Lucas, 35, of Granville. No injuries were reported at the scene.

Petersen was issued a traffic citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. The sheriff’s office was assisted by Putnam County EMS and the Standard Fire Department.

Single-vehicle crashes

• The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 18 in Magnolia Township at 5:30 a.m. Sept. 30. A vehicle driven by Joseph C. Carpenter, 61, of Streator drove off the roadway and struck a tree. No injuries were reported. The sheriff’s office was assisted by Henry Fire Department and Henry Ambulance.

• The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 18 in Magnolia Township at 3:12 p.m. Sept. 27. A vehicle driven by Derek J. Leverenz, 27, of Lakewood drove off the roadway and overturned. No injuries were reported at the scene, and no citations were issued. The sheriff’s office was assisted by Magnolia Fire Department and Putnam County EMS.

Strikes deer

• A vehicle driven by Barry K. Ellis, 77, of Cherry struck a deer on Route 26 in Magnolia Township at 11:12 a.m. Sept. 27. No injuries were reported at the scene, and no citations were issued.

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