Sioux County Sheriff

Snowplow struck in motor vehicle accident – January 12

On Sunday, January 12, at 8:08 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, eight miles west of Orange City, IA.

Joel Moret, age 57, of Orange City was driving a 2019 International Iowa Department of Transportation snowplow westbound on Highway 10. Cody Bauer, age 33, of Orange City was driving a 2015 Toyota Prius eastbound on Highway 10 when he lost control of his vehicle, entered the westbound lane and struck Moret.

No injuries were reported.

The International sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Toyota sustained an estimated $10,000 in damage.

Bauer was cited for failure to maintain control.