Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 19

On Monday, August 19, at 6:01 pm, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Ironwood Avenue, four miles north of Orange City, IA.

Derek Chitwood, age 54, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2016 Hyundai Sonata eastbound on 400th Street. Ian Lynch, age 18, of Sloan, IA was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on 400th Street behind Chitwood. As Chitwood began turning south onto Ironwood Avenue, Lynch struck the Hyundai.

No injuries were reported.

The Hyundai sustained approximately $4,000 in damage. The Chevrolet sustained approximately $3,000 in damage.

Lynch was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle.