Press Releases

Injury Accident 8-26-13

DCSO investigated a two vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 8:55PM on 8-26-2013 in the 1400 block of 240 Ave, near Spirit Lake IA.

Alex Pringnitz (17) of Spirit Lake IA was driving a 2007 Chevy Trailblazer northbound on 240 Ave when he ran into the rear of a 1945 Farmall Tractor driven by Timmy Linn (57) of Spirit Lake IA.  Linn was ejected from the tractor and landed on the windshield of the Trailblazer.  Linn sustained non-incapacitating injuries, was treated on scene and released.

Damage was estimated at $8000 to the Trailblazer and $4000 to the Farmall.


The accident remains under investigation.  DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

Spirit Lake Police

Spirit Lake Ambulance

Spirit Lake First Responders

Spirit Lake Fire Department

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