Accident

On 06/16/2022 at 1:51 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car vs. deer accident that occurred in the 4400 block of 545th Avenue. Upon investigation it was determined a blue 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by and registered to Fred Ronald Wirtz of West Bend was southbound on 545th Avenue when a deer emerged from the east ditch. Wirtz struck the seer in the roadway. Damage to the Mercury is estimated at $1,500.00. No injuries report on scene.