One Vehicle Rollover

On 11-30-2016 at 6:14am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one vehicle rollover 3 1/2 miles west of Graettinger. A 2005 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Tanya D. Johnson age 27 of Graettinger, was traveling west in the 3800 block of 280 street, when she lost control of the vehicle and it entered the south ditch. As the vehicle entered the south ditch, it rolled and subsequently came to rest on its passenger side.

Johnson was trapped in the vehicle and the Graettinger Fire Department had to extricate Johnson out of the vehicle with the Jaws of Life. Johnson was transported to the Palo Alto County Hospital by ambulance to be treated for injuries sustained.

The vehicle was deemed a total loss. Johnson was issued citations for Failure to Maintain Control and for No Proof of Insurance, Accident Related. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Graettinger Fire Department, Graettinger Ambulance and the Palo Alto County Secondary Roads.

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