At 6:13 a.m. on Wednesday, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department investigated a two-vehicle accident on Highway 3 that injured both drivers.
Authorities reported that Theresa D. Schneider 39, Marcus, was westbound on Highway 3 and tried to avoid a snow drift by going into the eastbound lane. Her vehicle started sliding due to the ice- and snow- covered road. She was unable to get back into the westbound lane and struck head-on another vehicle, driven by Wendy Sue Golladay 36, LeMars.
Both drivers were injured and were transferred by the Marcus ambulance to Floyd Valley Hospital in LeMars. Both vehicles were considered total losses.
Officers said the accident remains under investigation.