Car Deer Accident

On Monday, November 13, 2017, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to the location of 460th Ave. and 400th Street for a report of a car deer accident. Following an investigation, it was determined that Jane Kirchner (66) of Pocahontas, Ia was driving her 2000 Oldsmobile Alero southbound in the 3900 block of 460th Street when a deer exited the east ditch entering the travel portion of the highway. The Kirchner vehicle collided with the animal causing an estimated $3000 damage to the front end. No injuries were reported at the scene.