On Friday, October 23rd, 2015, at 10:42 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a call concerning an accident at the Country Store in Graettinger. Rylee Williamson, 18 of Ruthven, was backing her 2001 Chevy K2500 from a parking space south of the building and failed to see a 2005 Dodge Stratus, owned by Merlyn Thornburg of Estherville. Williamson backed her vehicle into the back passenger side of the Thornburg vehicle which was not occupied.
There was $1000.00 damage to the Thornburg vehicle and $50.00 to Williamson’s vehicle. There were no injuries reported.