Rock Rapids Man Transported To Hospital After Rollover Accident In Pizza Ranch Van

Date posted - February 12, 2013

Lyon County Ambulance 60-A3 smRock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man was transported to the hospital after a rollover accident in a Pizza Ranch van near Rock Rapids on Monday evening.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 6:45 PM, 48-year-old Russell Palmer of Rock Rapids was headed north on Harding Avenue about a mile north of Highway 9, near the Rock Rapids airport when he lost control of the van.

The vehicle entered the east ditch and rolled approximately three times before coming to rest out in a field.

Palmer was transported to Sanford Rock Rapids by the Lyon County Ambulance.

The 1997 Chevy Van owned by Pizza Ranch received $7,000 worth of damage.

The accident is still under investigation by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

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