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SIOUX CITY MAN CHARGED IN MERRILL ACCIDENT

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A Sioux City man has been charged following a traffic accident on Highway 75 Wednesday morning in Merrill.

The Plymouth County Sheriff says 22 year old Hugo Martin-Morales was driving northbound on Highway 75 when he lost control of his vehicle on a frost covered bridge and slid across the center line, colliding head-on with an oncoming vehicle.

Martin-Morales fled on foot, but was located about an hour later.

He has been charged with operating a vehicle without a license and is free on $300 bond from the Plymouth County Jail.

The other driver, 40 year old Josuha Weber of Sheldon, suffered mnior injuries and was taken to Floyd Valley Hospital.