Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – June 5

On Friday June 5, at 8:15 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 490th Street, two miles south of Maurice, IA.

Alex Pohlen, age 17, of Hospers, IA was driving a 2008 GMC Sierra pickup southbound on Highway 75. He attempted to turn left onto 490th street, lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and struck a culvert.

No injuries were reported.

The GMC sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Pohlen was cited for failing to maintain control.