On 11/19/2017 at 9:23 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle personal injury accident that occurred in the 5700 block of 500th Street. As a result of the investigation by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, a 1997 Ford F150, owned by Benny Unger but driven by Isak Heinrichs Unger, age 48 of Marathon, was traveling west in the 5700 block of 500th Street. Unger reported he lost control due to the road surface conditions and entered the north ditch of 500th Street. After entering the ditch, the Unger vehicle began to roll and came to rest on all four tires. Unger was transported by private vehicle to a residence in West Bend. After being attended to by medical personnel, Unger was transported to the Kossuth Regional Hospital by the West Bend Ambulance.
The accident remains under investigation by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office.