Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – April 18

On Sunday, April 12, at 11:18 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, three miles south of Hospers, IA.

Jeffery Hartman, age 50, of Maurice, IA was driving a 2018 Ford F-350 pulling an enclosed trailer southbound on Highway 60. Hartman reported a strong wind gust caught the empty trailer causing him to lose control of the vehicle and trailer; the vehicle and trailer spun around and became disabled on the roadway.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained appropriately $1,000 in damage.