On 11/16/2018 at 8:45 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle rollover accident that occurred in the 4400 block of 460th Avenue. According to the investigation conducted by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, a 2005 Jeep Liberty owned by Tammy Sue Browning, but driven by Aubrey Joy Browning, age 19 of Spirit Lake, was traveling north on 460th Avenue and lost traction and began to spin towards the west ditch. The Browning vehicle entered the west ditch, made contact with the ditch embankment, overturned and came to rest on the passenger side of the vehicle.
Browning and a passenger were transported to the Palo Alto County Hospital by the Palo Alto County Health System. The Browning vehicle sustained severe damage and is deemed a total loss.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Palo Alto County Health System and the Emmetsburg Fire Department. The investigation continues by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office.