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Personal Injury Accident Involving a Pedestrian 5-27-14

On May 27th, 2014 at around 9:37pm deputies responded to a personal injury accident involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian in the 2200 block of 170th Street near Pride Group at Okoboji.

Amanda Howard (25) of Spirit Lake was driving a Godfather’s delivery vehicle westbound on 170th Street.  Howard struck Marsha Hayes (40), a resident from Pride Group of Okoboji.  Hayes was wearing dark clothing and Howard did not see Hayes.

Howard did not sustain any injuries.  Hayes received incapacitating injuries and was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

Approximately $5,000 of damage was estimated to the 2011 Ford Fiesta.

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Okoboji Police Department, Spirit Lake Police Department, Lakes Regional Healthcare Paramedics, Spirit Lake First Responders, and Arnolds Park/Okoboji rescue.

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