Spirit Lake man seriously injured in weekend accident

Tue 6-30-2020

(Spirit Lake)-- A Spirit Lake man was seriously injured Sunday evening in an accident in the area of 175th Street and 245th Avenue near Parks Marina, south of Spirit Lake.

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Austin Schutt of Spirit Lake lost control of a Toyota Yarris as he was traveling eastbound on 175th Street and was attempting to round the curve to go northbound on 245th Avenue. Authorities say the Yarris went off the curve and collided with four vehicles that were parked nearby.

Schutt was seriously injured in the crash and was taken by Lakes Regional Healthcare with incapacitating injuries.

The four parked vehicle were heavily damaged; the Yarris driven by Schutt was totaled.

The crash took place shortly after 6:30 pm.