Car Deer Accident

On Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 1:15am the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a car vs. deer accident. James Craig Ballas (51) of Jolley, IA was southbound in the 4000 block of Highway 4 south of Emmetsburg while driving a 2007 Saturn Vue. Ballas was unable to avoid striking a deer that entered the roadway and struck it. Damage to the Ballas vehicle is estimated at $2,000.