Press Releases

Injury Accident 2-24-13

DCSO investigated a single vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 9:20PM on Feb 24, 2013 in the 1500 block of 220 St. (A-34), west of Milford.  James Cox (45) of Lake Park Iowa was driving a  2004 Chrysler westbound on 220 st when he left the road and struck a group of trees.


Cox was transported by Ambulance to LRH with incapacitating injuries.  A passenger, Chase Westlake (3) was also transported by Ambulance to LRH with non-incapacitating injuries.  Cox and his passenger were freed from the vehicle by the extrication unit.  Damage to the Chrysler was estimated at $9000.  The accident remains under investigation.

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

  • Milford Rescue
  • Miford Fire Department
  • Milford Police
  • Spirit Lake Ambulance
  • Bob's Auto Body of Milford

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946