News

Car Vs Pedestrian Collision Injures Ocheyedan Woman

Wed 7-19-2017

(Spirit Lake)-- One person was injured in a car-pedestrian collision yesterday (Tues.) in Spirit Lake.

Police say 40-year-old Jeremy Plott of Spirit Lake was driving a 2018 Volkswagon and had stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Lake Street and Highways 9 & 71. Authorities say he pulled into the intersection to make a left-hand turn when he collided with 75-year-old Bernice Willadsen of Ocheyedan who was walking across the highway.

Willadsen was taken by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare.

Plott was cited for failure to provide security against liability.

The incident took place shortly after 6:30 am.