Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 7

On Tuesday, July 7, 12:10 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one and one-half miles north of Hospers, IA.

Rena Ferguson, age 47, of Herndon, VA, was driving a 2013 Toyota Corolla northbound on Highway 60. Shannon Young, age 44, of Eau Claire, WI was driving a 2013 Dodge Dart northbound on Highway 60 behind Ferguson. Ferguson struck a toolbox containing tools that was on the roadway and Young struck the debris after Ferguson struck it.

No injuries were reported.

The Toyota sustained approximately $2,000 in damage. The Dodge sustained an estimated $2,500 in damage.

Young was cited for operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

If you have any information about the tools and toolbox on the roadway you are asked to contact the sheriff’s office.