Driver cited in car-vs-truck mishap

From Local Sources

JASPER — Police ticketed a Pike County motorist after a car-versus-pickup-truck accident Tuesday afternoon at 43rd Street and Covington Lane.

Mikalyn F. Warner, 17, Petersburg, was southbound on Covington Lane in a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt at the time of the 4:46 p.m. mishap, according to the Jasper Police Department.

Police said Warner stopped at 43rd Street but then attempted a left turn and pulled her Cobalt into the path of a westbound 2007 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Stacy L. Schipp, 45, Birdseye.

Damage was estimated at $5,000 to each of the vehicles.

An officer cited Warner for failure to yield the right of way.

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