On December 6, 2019 at 7:56am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident with injuries located in the 4200-blk 430St.

A 2002 Ford Ranger, driven by Elyssa M. J. Flannegan age (16) of Emmetsburg, was east bound in the 4200-blk of 430 St when she lost control of the vehicle. The Ford entered the south ditch and rolled. The Ford came to rest in the field with Flannegan being ejected from the truck. A passing motorist observed the truck and Flannegan in the field and call 911.

Flannegan was transported to the Palo Alto County Hospital and then transferred to Sioux Fall, SD Hospital by air. The extend of her injuries are unknown at this time. The Ford was a total loss.

Assisting at the scene was the Emmetsburg Ambulance and the Iowa State Patrol.