On Sunday, August 4, at 8:16 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Martin Avenue, one-half mile north of Granville, IA. Upon further investigation, the accident actually happened on Saturday, August 3, at approximately 9:00 p.m.
Jesus Soto-Gonzalez, age 18, of Hospers, IA was driving a 1997 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Martin Avenue when he reported a steering system failure occurred; he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and struck a tree.
No injuries were reported.
The Chevrolet sustained approximately $6,000 in damage.