Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 22

On Thursday, August 22, at 11:55 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 320th Street, two miles west of Hull, IA.

Michael Koele, age 43, of Hull was driving a 2015 Dodge Ram 3500 southbound on Highway 75 towing a disabled 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser being operated by Wendy Morton, age 50, of Hull. Robert Den Hoed, age 50, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2017 Ford F-150 westbound on 320th Street; he stopped for the stop sign at Highway 75. Koele turned left onto 320th Street, a mechanical malfunction occurred on the Chrysler, Morton lost control of the vehicle and struck Den Hoed.

No injuries were reported.

The Chrysler sustained approximately $600 in damage. The Ford sustained approximately $800 in damage.