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SL Man Seriously Injured When A Vehicle He Was Driving Goes Off The Road And Collides With Multiple Parked Vehicles

Mon 6-29-2020

(Spirit Lake)-- A Spirit Lake man was seriously injured Sunday evening in an accident in the area of 175th Street and 245th Avenue near Parks Marina, south of Spirit Lake.

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Austin Schutt of Spirit Lake lost control of a Toyota Yaris as he was traveling eastbound on 175th Street and was attempting to round the curve to go northbound on 245th Avenue. Authorities say the Yaris went off the curve and collided with four unoccupied vehicles that were parked on property owned by Parks Marina.

Schutt was seriously injured in the crash and was taken by ambulance to Lakes Regional Healthcare with incapacitating injuries.

The four parked vehicle were heavily damaged; the Yaris driven by Schutt was totaled.

The crash took place shortly after 6:30 pm.

The Okoboji and Spirit Lake Police Departments assisted on the scene.

Authorities say the crash is still under investigation.