Rollover accident in rural Cerro Gordo County

Meservey Rollover

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa – Deputies from Cerro Gordo County responded to a rollover accident just after 7pm on Wednesday.  It happened north of Meservey on 120th Street and Balsam Avenue.  Deputies found 28-year-old Abbee Gappa of Thornton, Iowa in a Jeep, in a cornfield.  The Jeep was on its side, and officials say she lost control of the vehicle, causing it to go in the ditch, and roll.  Gappa had to be extricated from the vehicle, and was transported from the scene by Mercy Air Med.

Meservey and Thornton EMT’s and Fire Department crews responded.  Also on scene were the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Mason City Fire Medics and Mercy Air Med.

Gappa was cited for failure to maintain control and failure to wear a seat belt.

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