Additional info. released on Saturday Cass County accident
May 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office today (Tuesday) released additional details on a rollover accident which occurred Saturday evening near the Cass-Adams County line. Officials say they were notified about the crash on Yankton Road, just east of 630th Street, at around 6:20-p.m. Their report said a 1996 Chevy Corsica driven by 16-year-old Hunter Daine Bechtol was traveling eastbound on Yankton Road when Bechtol lost control of the car, which rolled into the north ditch. Bechtol and three male passengers in the car, ages 13-, 14-, and 15, suffered minor injuries and were transported to Cass County Memorial Hospital for evaluation by Medivac, Griswold Rescue, and Villisca Rescue. All occupants were wearing seatbelts. Bechtol was ticketed for Failure to Maintain Control. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $2,500.