Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – October 10

On Friday, October 11, at 11:39 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, one mile west of Orange City. Upon further investigation, the accident actually happened on Thursday, October 10, at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Nicole Koops, age 16, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2006 Toyota Scion westbound on Highway 10; she turned right onto a residential driveway before attempting to turn around when she struck a MidAmerican Energy electrical utility pole.

No injuries were reported.

The Toyota sustained approximately $4,000 in damage. The MidAmerican Energy property sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

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