Single Vehicle Accident

On 12/01/2019 at 1:44 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one vehicle, personal injury accident that occurred in the 3400 block of 460th Ave. A 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee, owned by Michael Murphy and operated by Kyle Harding (29) of Emmetsburg, was traveling west on a private driveway. The vehicle approached the intersection at 460th Ave and the driver lost control of the vehicle and it continued straight through the intersection, entered and proceeded through the ditch and came to stop in a field. A front seat and back seat passengers both reported minor injuries and were transported by Palo Alto County Ambulance Service to the Palo Alto County Hospital. The vehicle sustained damage estimated at $5000.00.
Kyle was issued a citation for failure to maintain control/reduce speed. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Emmetsburg Police Department, Emmetsburg Fire Department, and the Palo Alto County Ambulance Service.

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