On Friday, August 2, at 4:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 460th Street and Buchanan Avenue, one-quarter mile southeast of Hawarden, IA.
Upon further investigation, a 2014 GMC Sierra, owned by Shelby Schmitt, of Hawarden, was discovered in the ditch northeast of the intersection. Prior to the accident, the GMC was being driven westbound on 460th Street when the driver attempted to turn north onto Buchanan Avenue, lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled. The driver left the location of the accident and was not located; the owner of the vehicle later reported that someone had stolen the GMC from their garage in Hawarden.
It is unknown if the driver sustained any injuries.
The GMC sustained approximately $10,000 in damage.
Anyone with any information about this case is asked to contact the sheriff’s office. If you wish to remain anonymous you are encouraged to use our Text-A-Tip program.