Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – April 21

On Tuesday, April 21, at 5:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Buchanan Avenue, one half mile north of Hawarden, IA.

Nicholas Pencook, age 18, of Hawarden was driving a 2001 Buick Century southbound on Buchanan Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled.

Pencook was transported by the Hawarden Ambulance to the Hawarden Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The Buick sustained  approximately $10,000 in damage.

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

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Ambulance, Hawarden Fire Department and Hawarden Police Department.