Rock Rapids Woman Taken To Hospital After Tractor Accident

Date posted - October 23, 2013

Sheriff car rear genericRock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids woman was taken to the hospital after tipping a tractor into the ditch.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 1:20 PM on Thursday, October 17, 33-year-old Nicole Schulte of rural Rock Rapids was west bound on 160th Street, driving a 1987 Case 7110 tractor.

About 1/8 mile west of Ironwood Avenue, or about 4 miles east of Rock Rapids, the tractor went into the south ditch and tipped onto its side.

Schulte was transported to Sanford Rock Rapids by a personal vehicle.

The tractor received $15,000 in damages.

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