Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – October 6

On Sunday, October 6, at 5:55 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Dogwood Avenue, nine miles west of Sioux Center, IA.

Ernesto Soto, age 29, of Hawarden, IA was driving a 2007 Chrysler Pacifica westbound on 390th street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch and struck a Rural Electric Cooperative electrical pole.

Soto was transported by private vehicle to the Hawarden Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The Chrysler sustained approximately $10,500 in damage. The pole sustained approximately $250 in damage.

The accident remains under investigation.