On October 24, 2023 at approximately 12:15 hrs, the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a semi rollover on 230th St near K49. This would be about 4 miles south of Le Mars. Upon arrival deputies found a 2004 Peterbilt tractor with grain trailer on the passenger side in the north ditch of 230th St. The driver, Shane Kirschten of Alton, was out of the vehicle and uninjured. The semi had been west bound on 230th approaching the intersection of K49. The vehicle entered the north ditch, rolled onto the side and the load of corn was spilled into the ditch/field.
The truck and trailer sustained an estimated $50,000 in damage. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Le Mars Fire/Rescue department and Stockton towing.