Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – June 11

On Thursday June 11, at 10:46 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and 3rd Avenue in Alton, IA.

Mariah Irmiter, age 22, of Spencer, IA was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox westbound on Highway 10. Adriel Tinklenberg, age 18, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2004 Ford Ranger northbound on 3rd Avenue. Tinklenberg stopped for the stop sign at Highway 10, drove into the intersection and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $4,000 in damage. The Ford sustained an estimated $6,000 in damage.

Tinklenberg was cited for failing to yield from a stop sign