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Jacob Sinner and Donna Sinner were injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident one mile north of Grant on Sunday, Sept. 9.

Rollover accident injures 2

On Sunday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m., Perkins County emergency personnel responded to an injury accident one mile north of Grant. 

Jacob Sinner, 55, of Grant, was driving a red 2002 Chevrolet Tracker southbound on Highway 61 when he allegedly became distracted / inattentive for a moment. He overcorrected after driving onto the west shoulder, causing him to drive off the east shoulder. The vehicle rolled into the east ditch, coming to rest on its top.  

Sinner and his mother, Donna Sinner, 77, of Bridgeport, were trapped in the vehicle, requiring use of extrication equipment. 

Both subjects had disabling injuries and could not leave the scene without assistance. Jacob had neck injuries and Donna had back injuries. They were transported by Perkins County Ambulance to Perkins County Health Services and flown out to other medical facilities by aircraft.  

The vehicle was a total loss and towed by Sinner’s Body Shop of Wauneta. 

Grant Volunteer Fire Department and Perkins County Sheriff’s Office also assisted in the accident. 

Seat belts were not in use and the accident remains under investigation by PCSO. 


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