On 9/24/2017 at 1:13 a.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a vehicle that slammed into a tree in the 3500 block of North Huron Rd. The vehicle was not occupied at the time of the complaint. From an investigation conducted by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, Heather Jenine Squires, age 46 of Emmetsburg, was issued a citation for failing to maintain control of the 2003 Ford Taurus she was operating. The 2003 Ford Taurus is owned by Jack Edward DeMoss. Damage was estimated at $2000. There were no reported injuries from the accident.
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