On 05/07/2017 at 9:58 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle accident in the 5600 block of 430th Street. Upon investigation it was determined that Austin Lee Leners of Rodman was eastbound on 430th Street when he lost control of the 2008 Pontiac G6 he was operating causing the vehicle to slide sideways across the roadway entering the north ditch and rolled once before coming to rest at the bottom of the ditch. A female passenger in the vehicle was transported by ambulance to Kossuth County Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The vehicle was deemed a total loss. Leners was cited for Failure to Maintain Control. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Palo Alto County Ambulance Service and Rodman Fire Department.
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