Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 21

On Wednesday, August 21, at 8:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and 420th Street, two miles southeast of Sioux Center, IA. 

Ethan Hoekstra, age 18, of Sioux Center was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Harrison Avenue. Dustin DeWild, age 29, of Boyden, IA was driving a 2013 Peterbilt semi-truck pulling a grain trailer eastbound on 420th Street. The two struck in the intersection.

Hoekstra reported minor injuries and sought medical attention on his own. 

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $7,000 in damage. The grain trailer sustained approximately $2,000 in damage.

DeWild was cited for failing to yield to a vehicle on the right.  

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