Single Vehicle Accident

On 08/02/2016 at 8:09 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to an attempt to locate on Wendy Lea Rosenwinkel of Ruthven. The caller advised that Rosenwinkel had called advising that she had ran out of gas but had no idea where she was located. Rosenwinkel was driving her green 2004 Cadillac CTS. At 8:14 a.m. the Sheriff’s received a call from a concerned citizen of a green Cadillac that was located in a corn field at the intersection of English Road and 410th Street. When Deputies arrived on scene they determined the Cadillac belonged to Rosenwinkel. Upon further investigation it was determined that sometime during the overnight hours Rosenwinkel was northbound on English Road when she lost control of the vehicle and drove off of the T-intersection. Rosenwinkel struck two county road signs and came to rest in the corn field.
Damage to Cadillac is estimated at $2,000.00. The damage to the county road signs is estimated at $800.00 and the corn field received an estimated $100.00 in damage. No injuries were reported on scene. Rosenwinkel was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control.