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Palo Alto County Accident

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Palo Alto County Accident

Emmetsburg, IA (KICD) — Three people were injured in a single vehicle rollover.

The Palo Alto County Sheriffs Office said around 11:14 Thursday, the accident occurred in the 4900 block of 390th Street. Nathan Meerdink of Emmetsburg was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile westbound, when he lost control on the gravel road. as the car fishtailed and went into the south ditch, then came back on the road, The tires caught the shoulder, as the vehicle slid, causing it to roll several times.

Kelli Rowley of Emmetsburg was ejected from the vehicle, landing on the roadway. Jessica Fudge of Emmetsburg had to be extricated from the vehicle. All three were taken to Palo Alto County Hospital, by ambulance. Rowley and Fudge were later transported to Mercy Hospital in Mason City.

Meerdink was cited for Failure To Maintain Control and Speeding.  Assisting at the scene was the Emmetsburg and Cylinder Fire Departments, West Bend Ambulance Service, and the Palo Alto County Hosptial Ambulance Service