Everly Woman Dies In Accident Near Peterson

Peterson, Iowa — An Everly woman has died as the result of an accident near Peterson on Tuesday evening.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year-old Courtney Engeltjes appears to have been southbound on M27 about four miles north of Peterson, when her 2003 GMC Envoy left the roadway to the right. They say it appears that she over-corrected and entered the east ditch with the vehicle coming to rest on the driver’s side.

Engeltjes was transported to Spencer Hospital with serious injuries and was later life-flighted.

According to the Memorial Funeral Home in Sioux Center, Engeltjes died that night.


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