Minor Injuries Reported In Palo Alto County Crash

Mon 6-7-2021

(Emmetsburg)-- Minor injuries were reported in a single vehicle crash this past Thursday in Palo Alto county.

The Sheriff's Office says Joanie Rierson of Algona lost control of a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder while traveling southbound in the 2800 block of 530th Avenue. Deputies say the vehicle crossed the center line and was attempting to get back into her lane when the vehicle traveled onto the shoulder, slid across the road, then went into the ditch, striking an embankment before coming to rest. 

Rierson was treated on the scene for minor injuries.

The vehicle was totaled.

She was cited for failure to maintain control.