Accident

On 01/25/2020 at 1:45 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident in the 5600 block of 460th Street. Upon investigation it was determined that Mandy Lea Raska of West Bend, Ia., was eastbound on 460th Street in a white 1995 Ford Explorer registered to Dale Owen Raska of West Bend. Raska lost control of the Ford and entered the north ditch. The Ford rolled over several times before coming to rest in a field.

Raska was transported to Palo Alto County hospital by ambulance to be treated for non-life threating injuries. The Ford was deemed a total loss. Raska was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the West Bend Police Department and Palo Alto County Ambulance Service.

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