Single Vehicle Accident

On June 25, 2016 at 1:25 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office located a 2003 Ford Ranger in the ditch west of West Bend, IA. The Ranger was registered to EZ Ranches of West Bend, Iowa. It appeared the driver of the truck turned too early at the intersection of 475th St. and 570th Ave. and drove down into the ditch and struck the stop sign at the intersection. The truck entered the ditch at a lower speed. Nobody was on scene when deputies located the vehicle. The driver in this accident was unable to be determined and the truck was towed.