Single Vehicle Accident

On 4/12/2019 at 4:47 a.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle non injury property damage accident that occurred in the 4400 block of 280th Street. Upon an investigation conducted at the scene, it was determined that a 2007 Toyota Corolla owned and driven by Herlinda Lopez Ramirez was traveling east on 280th Street. Herlinda Lopez Ramirez failed to maintain control of her vehicle, crossing the centerline of the undivided roadway. The Lopez Ramirez vehicle ran off the road and into the north ditch area of the roadway where is made contact with the ditch embankment. The Lopez Ramirez vehicle sustained an estimated $1500.00 worth of damages. There were no reported injuries as a result of the collision. Lopez Ramirez was issued citations for failing to have a valid driver’s license and failure to maintain control.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Palo Alto County Health System and the Palo Alto County Secondary Roads.

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