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Personal injury accident: 3-14-11

DCSO investigated a two vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Hwy 86 on March 14 that occurred at approximately 1:45 PM.

Phyllis Schomaker (79) of Lakefield MN was driving a 1994 Dodge Ram Pickup northbound on Hwy 86.  Schomaker struck a parked 2008 Chevy pickup belonging to Osceola Rural Water System. The Chevy had its emergency flashers turned on.  The driver was outside the vehicle, investigating a water leak.  The Chevy was pushed into the ditch and sustained an estimated $12,000 damage.  Schomaker's Dodge sustained an estimated $10,000 damage.

Schomaker was transported by ambulance to LRH with non-incapacitating injuries.

DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

  • LRH Ambulance
  • Spirit Lake First Responders
  • Jennings Tow & Repair

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