Car drives into Okoboji, IA restaurant Saturday

Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 11:55 AM CDT
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OKOBOJI, Iowa (KTIV) - No injuries were reported following an accident on Saturday, Oct. 1, when a vehicle drove into an Okoboji, Iowa restaurant.

Law enforcement officials were called to Tweeters, located at 1027 Hwy. 71, around 5:15 p.m. after a report of a vehicle colliding and entering the south side of the building.

According to the Okoboji Police report, 78-year-old George Martens of Milford, Iowa, lost control of the SUV he was driving and drove into the restaurant.

Minor injuries were sustained by an individual in the restaurant at the time of the crash as they were struck by broken glass.

The report indicated the vehicle sustained $5,000 in damage, with the business seeing $10,000 in damage. The restaurant remains closed at this time.