On May 23 at approximately 10:24 a.m. Holt County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident around 3.5 miles east of Atkinson on Highway 20.
Waylon E. Reynolds, 48, of Newport, driving a 2000 Ford F350, was pulling an empty flatbed trailer eastbound on Highway 20 when the rear wheels came off of the pickup.
Shirley VanHorn, 23, of O’Neill, driving a 2012 Chevy Silverado, also traveling eastbound on Highway 20, began to pass the slowing Reynolds vehicle and struck one of the wheels as it was rolling in the road.
Both vehicles sustained more than $1,000 in damages. The accident was investigated by Chief Deputy Ed Nordby.