Mailbox Crash 13 Mar 12

A one-vehicle crash involving mailboxes caused over $5,000 worth of damage last week.

Vicky Duenow (DEE-noh) of Hutchinson was turning onto Blackhawk Drive in Hutchinson from Century Ave when her vehicle left the roadway and collided with three metal mailboxes. Her car suffered severe damage, and damage to the mailboxes is estimated between $5,000 and $6,000.

Duenow said that she was reaching for a soda when the accident occurred. She was cited for inattentive driving.