POTTER - A driver failing to stop his vehicle at a stop sign is being blamed for an injury accident in rural Cheyenne County Thursday.

Sheriff Adam Frerichs says Troy Sutton, 49, of Sidney, did not come to a complete stop in the semi-tractor-trailer he was driving when turning north onto Country Road 83 from County Road 40 north of Potter.

Terry Butcher, 54, of Potter, was traveling north on Country Road 83 when he entered the intersection and struck the semi-tractor-trailer near the passenger fuel tank. He was transported by ambulance to Sidney Regional Medical Center for treatment and was released. 

Each vehicle sustained approximately $3,500 in damages.

Sutton was cited for Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign.