MUSCATINE, Iowa — A Tipton woman has been charged with failing to yield upon entering through a highway following an accident involving a semi truck and a car on Nov. 9.

Ann Kofron, 77, of Tipton, was operating a white 1995 Oldsmobile traveling southbound on Highway 61 when it collided with a semi truck traveling westbound on Highway 61.

Kofron was attempting to turn south on Highway 61 when the accident occurred, according to the Muscatine Police Department.

Antero Niskanen, 56, of Zion, Illinois, was operating the semi truck, according to the Police Department.

Officials say Kofron was transported by Muscatine ambulance to UnityPoint Health Trinity Muscatine with non-life-threatening injuries.

Kofron has been charged with failure to yield upon entering a highway, according to online court records.

The Muscatine Police Department and Muscatine Fire Department responded to the scene.

—Emily Wenger of the Muscatine Journal

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