Single Vehicle Crash Injures Man (1)

Tue 10-23-2018

(Emmetsburg)-- A Mallard man was injured Sunday when a vehicle he was driving collided with a deer and then struck a field drive, coming to rest in the ditch.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff's Office says the driver, Austin Bergstrom, swerved to avoid the deer as he was eastbound on a county road shortly before 7:00 am.

Bergstrom was taken by ambulance to the Palo Alto County Hospital.

He was cited for failure to maintain control and failure use a safety belt.

Damage to a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado was estimated at $12,500.