Sioux County Sheriff

Truck accident – January 14

On Tuesday, January 14, at 4:23 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Alton, IA.

Gene Geiger, age 54, of Spencer, IA was driving a 2014 International semi-truck pulling a freight trailer northbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and struck a light pole.

No injuries were reported.

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

The International sustained approximately $20,000 in damage. The light pole sustained approximately $2,000 in damage.