Car Deer Accident

On 12-07-15 at 6:00 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of car / deer accident in the 4300 block of 360th St. west of Emmetsburg. A 2009 Subaru Legacy, owned and driven by Eduardo Cruz Hernandez of Sioux Center, IA. was heading east in the above location when he struck a deer that entered the roadway. The deer struck the front of the Hernandez vehicle and then struck the back driver side and then came to rest on the road behind him.

A 2011 Chevrolet Impala, owned and driven by Lisa Diane Anderson of Marathon, IA., was also heading east in the same location behind the Cruz Hernandez vehicle. Anderson was not able to stop and ran over the deer causing damage to the front and rear bumpers of her vehicle.

Damage to the Hernandez vehicle was estimated at $3500 and damage to the Anderson vehicle was estimated at $1500. There were no injuries reported in either of these accidents.