Crash Near Ruthven Sends One Person To The Hospital

Mon 11-5-2018

(Ruthven)-- A single vehicle crash early Saturday near Ruthven sent one person to the hospital.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says authorities were called around 2:30 am after getting a report of the crash at the intersection of 355th Avenue and 320th Street. 

Upon arriving deputies found a 2003 Chevrolet pickup in a ditch. 

They later were informed the driver, 40-year-old David Gordon of Eddyville, Iowa, had been taken by private vehicle to Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg.

The vehicle was totaled.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office and Emmetsburg police assisted on the scene.

Authorities an investigation into the crash is ongoing.