Man Injured In Accident Near Hartley

Hartley, Iowa — One man was injured in an accident that was apparently near Hartley on Friday, May 4. The report was just recently released.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:10 A.M., William Corder, whose age and city of residence were not listed on the report, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet pickup south on White Avenue when he crossed the center line and went onto the northbound shoulder. Corder over-corrected and swerved back across the roadway putting the vehicle into a four-wheel slide. The vehicle slid into the west ditch and rolled once. Corder was taken to the Spencer Hospital by Hartley Ambulance.

Damage to the pickup was estimated at $2500.


Few Details Released About Accident On May 7 In Primghar

Few details were released, but a car driven by a Primghar woman was involved in an accident on Monday, May 7.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s office reports that about 4 PM, Jessica Muhlenbruch age 27 of Primghar, IA was backing out of her driveway near S McCormick & 5th St. SW, Primghar, IA and struck Thomas Raymond’s vehicle that was parked on the street.

No damage report was given, nor was there a report of injuries.


George Man’s Car Damaged In Accident

George, Iowa — On May 9 the Lyon County Sheriff’s office investigated a two vehicle accident in the 2500 block of Jackson Avenue. Gerald Grave age 53, of George was driving a 2005 Caterpillar Road Grader that received no damage. Keith Hansman age 79, of George was driving a 2011 Honda Accord that received $1500 damage.

The road grader was northbound on Jackson Avenue and was grading the center of the roadway. Hansman was also northbound and was attempting to pass the grader on the right. As the Hansman vehicle was passing the grader, it struck the blade with the left front. Hansman’s Honda then entered the east ditch before coming to rest on the roadway. There was no report of injuries.


Car driven by Rock Rapids Teen, Fence, Tree, Pole All Damaged In Accident

Rock Rapids, Iowa — On May 14 about 08:00 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a one vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Goldfinch Avenue. Driver of the vehicle was Natalie Sinnett age 17, of Rock Rapids. She was driving a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville that received $3000.00 damage.

Sinnett was southbound on Goldfinch Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle. It entered the east ditch and struck a fence, a tree, and a utility pole before the driver was able to regain control and stop the vehicle back on the roadway. There was no report of injuries.


Worthington Girl Dies As Result Of ATV Accident Near Fulda

Sioux Falls, South Dakota — A Worthington, Minnesota girl has died as the result of an ATV accident on Saturday.

The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office reports that 10-year-old Alyssa Zamarron of Worthington was riding on an ATV with another girl when they hit a tree. Both girls were transported to Sanford Worthington and Zamarron was airlifted to Sanford Sioux Falls, where she died on Sunday night.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the First Baptist Church, rural George, with Reverend Stephen May officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 16th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. They are in charge of arrangements for Alyssa Zamarron.

A memorial fund for Alyssa has been set up at the U.S. Bank in Sibley.


Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Solving Rural Inwood Burglary

Rural Inwood, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to solve a burglary case.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday (5/11), their deputies investigated a rural residential burglary northeast of Inwood. The burglary occurred during the daytime hours of Friday, May 11. Taken from the house were firearms and electronics. Anyone with information on this or anyone who may have seen a suspicious vehicle or person in this area on that day is asked to contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at 712-472-8300.