Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 30

On Thursday, July 30, at 4:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 360th Street and Harrison Avenue, three miles northeast of Sioux Center, IA.

Christopher Nell, age 35, of Hull, IA was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Suburban pulling a hay rack northbound on Harrison Avenue. Treton Rus, age 22, of Alcester, SD was driving a 2002 Peterbilt semi truck westbound on 360th Street. Nell entered the intersection and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Peterbilt sustained an estimated $40,000.

Nell was cited for failing to yield to a vehicle on the right.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department.