Single Vehicle Accident

On 11/21/2017 at 10:20 a.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a roll-over accident accident with unknown injuries that had occurred in the 5300 block of 400th Street. Upon an investigation conducted by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, it was determined that a 2006 Kia Sorento, owned and driven by Demetria Celerino Vidal, age 25 of Emmetsburg, was traveling west on 400th Street. Celerino Vidal lost control of the vehicle and it rolled, coming to rest on the driver’s side of the vehicle on 400th Street. Celerino Vidal was attended to by medical personnel at the scene.

Damage is estimated at $8000.00 and the Celerino Vidal vehicle is deemed a total loss. Celerino Vidal was issued a citation for failing to maintain control of the vehicle. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Cylinder Fire Department and The Palo Alto County Health System.

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