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Multiple Charges Filed In Incident That Resulted In Serious Injuries In East Okoboji Beach Area

Thu 5-21-2020

(Spirit Lake)-- Multiple charges have been filed in an incident that resulted in serious injuries in the East Okoboji Beach area.

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called shortly after 7:30 pm Monday to a residence on Paula Lane in the East Okoboji Beach area. Authorities say a 2006 Chrysler that was on jack stands was struck by a 1998 Pontiac driven by 27-year-old Shayne Delgado of Spirit Lake. The Chrysler was knocked off the jack stands and fell onto 24-year-old Jarred Snedeker of Spirit Lake. A bystander was able to place a jack under the car and lift it off Snedeker.

Snedeker was transported by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare with incapacitating injuries and was transferred to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Delgado was arrested today (Thursday) on charges of serious injury by vehicle, reckless driving, criminal mischief in the 3rd degree, operation without registration and driving under suspension.

The Spirit Lake First Responders, Lakes Regional Healthcare ambulance and the Dickinson County Attorneys Office assisted on the scene and in the investigation.