Commercial motor vehicle accident – July 10

On Friday, July 10, at 10:31 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office responded to a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Colfax Street , in Boyden, IA

Nathan Bottjen, age 33, of Kingsley, IA was driving a 2019 Kenworth semi-truck pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with a combine southbound on Colfax Street. As he drove under a MidAmerican Energy Company overhead power line, the combine struck the line, causing a power pole to break.

No injuries were reported.

The combine sustained approximately $6,500 in damage. The electrical equipment sustained an estimated $1,000 in damage.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Boyden Fire Department, Boyden Ambulance and Iowa State Patrol.