On 7/10/2021 at 9:53 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident involving a deer. According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, a 2015 GMC Acadia owned by Joseph Daniel Verschoor but driven by Carol Jean Williams, age 63 of Pocahontas, was traveling north on 380th Avenue when a deer emerged from the east ditch and onto the traveled portion. The Verschoor vehicle collided with the deer causing an estimated $5000 in damages. There were no reported injuries as a result of the accident.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Laurens Police Department and the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office.