Car Deer Accident

On Saturday, April 13th, 2019, at 9:18 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car/deer accident in the 4100 block of 460th Avenue (Hwy 4). Following the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined that Heath Petersen (53) of Emmetsburg was driving a 2017 Ford Edge, northbound on 460th Avenue (Hwy 4), when a deer entered the roadway from the west ditch and was struck by Petersen’s vehicle. There were no injuries reported in the accident. There was an estimated $1,600.00 damage done to Petersen’s vehicle as a result of the accident.