On 7/18/19 at 8:32 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a one vehicle rollover accident in the 3400 Block of 460th Avenue. A 2010 Ford F250 driven by a 16 year old female, was traveling south in the 3400 Block of 460th Avenue when the vehicle’s passenger side tires dropped of the roadway and onto the shoulder. As the driver attempted to correct the vehicle back onto the roadway, the vehicle started to fishtail out of control. The vehicle continued to slide out of control and entered the west ditch where it rolled and subsequently ended up on it’s top. No injuries were reported in the accident.

The vehicle was deemed a total loss. The 16 year old driver was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Emmetsburg Police Department and the Palo Alto County Ambulance Service.

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