On 12/02/2020 at 5:51 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident in the 2800 block of 420th Avenue. Upon investigation it determined that a black 2008 Dodge Ram 2500, driven by and registered to David William Kafer of Emmetsburg, was northbound on 420th Avenue. Kafer suffered a medical episode and passed out. The Dodge would leave the roadway and enter the east ditch. The Dodge continued through a farm field and struck a fence and natural gas heater before coming to rest. The fence and natural gas heater is owned by Northern Natural Gas.
Damage is the Dodge is estimated at $5,000.00. Damage to fence and heater is estimated at $1,500.00. There were no injuries reported on scene.