Accident 2-25-16

Last Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2016

DCSO investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 5:01PM on Highway 9 east of 170 Ave on February 25, 2016.  Stan Heikens (80) of Lake Park was driving a 2015 Chevrolet pickup eastbound on Highway 9 when he suffered an unknown medical condition.  The vehicle went off the south side of the roadway into a wetland.  The vehicle went through the ice and came to rest sitting in approximately 2-3 feet of water.  Heikens was removed from the vehicle by Fire & EMS personnel and then transported to Lakes Regional Healthcare by Ambulance.  Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $3000.  The accident remains under investigation.

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

  • Lake Park Police, Fire & Ambulance
  • LRH Ambulance
  • Arnolds Park/Okoboji Dive Team
  • Dickinson County Emergency Management
  • Jennings Tow & Repair