Larrabee Man Injured In Single-Vehicle Rollover

accident wordSutherland, Iowa — A 23-year old Larrabee, Iowa man was taken to the hospital following an accident near Sutherland early Sunday.

According to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office, 23-year old Colton Ebel of Larrabee was soutbound on Wilson Avenue in a 1996 Ford pickup when he entered a curve leading into a bridge.  Deputies say Ebel lost control, striking the west guardrail, causing it to break and the vehicle to go off the bridge and flip over.

Ebel was transported to a Cherokee hospital by the Sutherland Ambulance with what the report describes as suspected incapacitating injuries.

Damage to the bridge railing was estimated at $500, while Ebel’s pickup was termed a total loss.

Officers say they suspect alcohol played a role in the accident.

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