On Thursday December 3, 2015 at 8:00 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a hit and run motor vehicle accident. Deputies investigated the accident and it was determined a 2001 Toyota was legally parked in the 200 block of N Lincoln in Graettinger, IA overnight. A vehicle backed into the drivers side of the Toyota and pieces of a tail light were left on scene. It was discovered that the plastic tail light pieces belonged to a 2005 Chevy Colorado.
At 8:00 p.m. investigating deputies discovered the vehicle that caused the damage was indeed a 2005 Chevy Colorado that belonged to Logan Dean Kenneth Tonderum (24) of Graettinger. The investigation continues into identifying the driver of the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Damage to the Toyota is estimated at $3000 and the Colorado sustained $100 damage.