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Single Vehicle Crash Injures Emmetsburg Teen

Mon 12-9-2019

(Emmetsburg)-- A single vehicle crash Friday in Palo Alto county injured an Emmetsburg teen.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says 16-year-old Elyssa Flannegan of Emmetsburg was driving a 2002 Ford Ranger eastbound on 430th Street when she lost control of the vehicle. It went into the south ditch and rolled, coming to rest in a field. Flannegan was ejected from the vehicle. She was taken to the Palo Alto County Hospital and was transferred by air to a Sioux Falls hospital. The extent of her injuries wasn't known.

The vehicle was totaled.

Authorities say the crash took place shortly before 8:00 am.

The Iowa State Patrol assisted on the scene.