Single Vehicle Crash In Palo Alto County Results In Minor Injuries

Thu 1-7-2021

(Emmetsburg)-- A single vehicle crash around 9:00 am Wednesday in Palo Alto county resulted in minor injuries to a Fenton man.

The Sheriff's Office says 61-year-old Kevin Shumate was driving a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser eastbound in the 4400 block of 280th Street when he lost control of the vehicle. It slid sideways into the ditch and rolled once, coming to rest on its top.

Shumate was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license and failure to reduce speed to a reasonable and proper rate.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $5,000.