Injury accident 3-1-2015

Last Updated: Saturday, June 13, 2015

DCSO investigated a single vehicle accident that occurred 3-1-2015 at approximately 11:53 PM.

Jerry Peterson (56) of Fostoria IA was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on 130th Ave (M-27).  Peterson drove off the curve in the 1500 block, south of Lake Park, into the ditch and struck the 131st Ave embankment.  Peterson was ejected from the vehicle as it rolled.  The vehicle came to rest on top of Peterson.  Peterson was extricated by mechanical means and transported to Lakes Regional Healthcare by Ambulance and later flown to Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls with incapacitating injuries.  The accident remains under investigation.

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

  • Lake Park Fire Department
  • LRH Ambulance
  • Lake Park Ambulance
  • Milford Fire Department - Extrication Unit
  • Jennings Repair & Tow