More details released on Tues. Night accident near Atlantic


October 10th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office this (Wednesday) morning, released additional details about an accident that occurred at around 10-p.m. Tuesday, north of Atlantic. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a one-vehicle accident on Eastland Road. Upon investigation, it was determined a 1995 Chevy Monte Carlo owned and driven by 47-year old Lana Jo Knight, of Atlantic, was traveling east on Eastland Road, when Knight swerved to avoid a deer on the road. Her car entered the north ditch and rolled onto its top.

A passenger in the vehicle, 19-year old Brandon Allen Anderson, of Atlantic, was transported to the Cass County Memorial Hospital by Medivac ambulance, after complaining of head and neck pain. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $5000. Knight was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.