The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a single vehicle accident on 9-26-2016 at 5:06 a.m. in the 4400 block of 380 Ave. At the time of the initial press release the identity of the occupants were withheld pending family notification. The Sheriff’s Office has identified the male as Joseph M Ackerman Jr, age 35 of Peterson, Ia. The female was identified as Brianna Laubenthal, age 27 of Spencer, Ia.

The investigation into the accident continues.