On Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 12:46 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3300 block of 460th Ave. for a report of a vehicle in the ditch. Upon investigation, it was determined that Troy Satern (47) of Emmetsburg, Ia was driving his 1999 Ford F-150 southbound in the 3300 block of 460th Ave. when he lost control and entered the east ditch, coming to rest on his passenger side. No injuries were reported from the accident and damage is estimated at $1250.00. Satern was cited for Failure to Maintain Control as a result of the accident.
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