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Woman Severely Injured in Rollover Accident Near Peterson

September 28, 2022 11:40am

An Everly woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident near the town of Peterson.

According to the Clay County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened shortly after 5:50pm Tuesday in the 47-hundred mile of county road M-27, which is approximately two miles north of Peterson. Deputies determined that Courtney Engeltjes (Engel-cheese) was driving southbound on M-27 when she lost control and went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle over corrected, entered the east ditch, and came to rest on the driver's side.

Engeltjes was transported to the Spencer Hospital with serious injuries, and was later life-flighted. The Clay County Sheriff's Office was assisted by agencies including Peterson Fire and Rescue, the Spencer Ambulance, the Spencer Police Department, and the Iowa State Patrol.