On Tuesday September 22, 2015 at 11:15pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two vehicle accident northwest of Emmetsburg, IA. A 2000 Chevy Silverado driven by Cody Ronald Chapman; (22) of Emmetsburg, IA, was west bound entering the intersection of 410th Ave. & 350th St. when at the same time a 2002 Chevy Avalanch, driven by Austin Isaac Krause (19) of Emmetsburg, ran a stop sign entering the same intersection. Krause collided with the Chapman vehicle, pushing it into the corn field at the northwest corner of the intersection.
Both vehicles are considered a total loss. Minor injuries were reported. Property damage to the crops and fence are estimated at $200.
Krause was cited for Failure to Obey a Stop Sign.