Sioux County Sheriff

Truck accident – June 17

On Monday, June 17, at 9:29 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Garfield Avenue, four miles southwest of Sioux Center, IA.

Kevin Van Schepen, age 51, of Hull, IA was driving a 2019 Freightliner semi‐truck pulling a feed trailer southbound on Garfield Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch; the truck and trailer rolled onto its side.

Van Schepen was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to Sioux Center Health; he was later flown to a Sioux Falls, SD hospital for further treatment of his injuries.

The truck and trailer sustained approximately $200,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.