On 03/17/2013 at 2:30am the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a one vehicle rollover with two occupants on 570th St south of 120th Ave.
A 2003 GMC SUV driven by 28 year old Briana Nething traveling south 570th St left the roadway entering the ditch. The vehicle rolled multiple times before coming to a stop. The driver was transported by ground ambulance. Passenger 28 year old Dean Nething was ejected from the vehicle and transported by North Memorial Air Care from the scene.
Both occupants were not wearing seatbelts. Alcohol and excessive speed are believed to have been factors in the accident. The case remains under investigation by the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office.
The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by North Memorial Air Care the Cottonwood and Granite Falls Ambulance, Wood Lake Fire/First Responders and the Echo Police Department.