Car Deer Accident

On Wednesday, November 04, 2015, at 4:30 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a car/deer accident that occurred earlier in the day at 10:10 a.m. Following an investigation into the accident, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined that Robert Albertsen, 60, of Jefferson, South Dakota, was traveling east in the 4400 block of 360th Street. Albertsen was driving a white 2006 Chevrolet Silverado and attempting to negotiate a curve in the road. A deer entered the roadway from the northeast ditch and was struck by Albertsen’s vehicle in the front driver’s side quarter panel and driver’s side door. There were no injuries reported in the accident. Albertsen’s vehicle sustained an estimated $1,600.00 damage.