Single Vehicle Accident

At 9:46 p.m. on Thursday, February, 8, 2018, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a semi-tractor trailer in the ditch in the 4000 block of 490th Street. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined a 2012 International Pro Star pulling a loaded livestock trailer had entered the south ditch and became hung up on a farm drive at 4054 490th Street. Jay Hardecopf (58) of Leroy, Minnesota was determined to be the operator of the unit and was not injured in the accident. Livestock producers in the area assisted by unloading the trailer before the semi-tractor trailer were pulled from the ditch. Damage to the semi-tractor trailer was estimated at $5000.