Single Vehicle Rollover

On Friday November 27, 2015 at 3:00 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle rollover east of Ayrshire. James Carl Schmidt (81) of Ayrshire, IA was westbound in the 4200 block of 420th St. in a 2013 Dodge Ram when he lost traction on a patch of ice. Schmidt entered the south ditch causing his vehicle to roll, ending up on its side.
Schmidt was transported by private vehicle to the Palo Alto County Hospital to be treated for his injuries. The Dodge sustained an estimated $20,000 damage and is considered a total loss.