Single Vehicle Accident

On December 26, 2015 at 7:46 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle in a drainage ditch in the 4600-blk of 380 St; southeast of Emmetsburg.

After investigating, it was determined on December 25, 2015 at 10:30 p.m., a 1999 Ford truck, driven by Christopher M. Frerichs of Emmetsburg, was northbound on 470th Ave. As Frerichs approached the intersection he applied the brakes and slid through the intersection, coming to rest on the bank of the drainage ditch.

The Ford sustanined an estimated $500.00 in damages. No injuries were reported.

Frerichs was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control.