On January 30th, 2021, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident in the 4700 block of 525th Avenue. Following an investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined that Alex Wolfe (20) of Mallard was driving north in the 4700 block of 525th Avenue. Wolfe attempted to navigate a the right handed curve but due to icy road conditions, Wolfe’s vehicle lost traction and slid into the northwest ditch. Once entering the ditch, Wolfe’s vehicle struck a curve directional sign, belonging to Palo Alto County Engineer’s Office, before coming to rest in the ditch. Wolfe’s vehicle sustained an estimated $500.00 damage to the front bumper. There was also an estimated $100.00 damage done to the directional sign. Wolfe did not sustain any injuries in the accident.