At 2:31 a.m. on November 3, 2018 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 355th Ave and 320th Street near Ruthven, Ia. Upon arrival at the scene, deputies found a 2003 Chevrolet K2500 owned by David Gordon (40) of Eddyville, Ia off of the roadway. Gordon had been transported to the Palo Alto County Hospital by personal vehicle for injuries sustained during the accident prior to the arrival of the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office. The Gordon vehicle is considered a total loss.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Emmetsburg Police Department. An investigation into the accident is on-going.