Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – April 8

On Wednesday, April 8, at 4:25 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Hospers Drive, in Hospers, IA.

Gustavo Salazar, age 51, of Granville, IA was driving a 2004 Mack semi-truck pulling a feed trailer eastbound on 400th Street; he stopped for the stop sign at Hospers Drive. Jessie Lavoie, age 30, of Sioux Falls, SD was driving a 2018 International semi-tractor pulling an enclosed trailer northbound on Hospers Drive. Lavoie turned left onto 400th Street and sideswiped Salazar’s trailer that was stooped partially in the westbound lane of 400th Street.

No injuries were reported.

Each trailer sustained approximately $3,000 in damage.