Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 22

On Thursday, August 22, at 10:00 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Boyden, IA.

Mary Byl, age 44, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2006 Ford F-150 westbound on Highway 18. Alexandra Tiedemann, age 20, of Boyden was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze westbound on Highway 18 behind Byl. Byl slowed for other vehicles and Tiedemann struck Byl.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $500 in damage. The Chevrolet sustained approximately $6,000 in damage.

Tiedemann was cited for failing to reduce speed.