RURAL CLEAR LAKE – A Mason City man was hurt after he swerved to avoid an animal and put his vehicle in a ditch near Clear Lake.
On December 5, 2023 at approximately 3:59 PM, a black GMC 2500 driven by 45-year-old Lance Kohler of Mason City was heading eastbound in the 4000 block of 210th Street, south of Clear Lake. Kohler was attempting to avoid an animal in the roadway when he lost control of the vehicle, drove into north ditch, striking a driveway, making the vehicle rollover on its passenger side.
Kohler was wearing a seat belt and air bags where deployed. He suffered minor injuries as a result, the sheriff’s office says.