At 5:17 p.m. on October 11, 2017 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car dog accident. Michael Stofferan (49) of Oyens Iowa was northbound on N-28 when a dog exited the east ditch. Stofferan struck the dog with the left front bumper of his vehicle which caused an estimated $2,000 damage to the 2015 Subaru Outback he was operating. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was unable to locate the dog or the owners of the dog. Stofferan was not injured in the accident.