Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 8

On Saturday, August 8, at 2:02 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 390th Street, two miles west of Sioux Center, IA.

Hector Murgia-Penaloza, age 14, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 1994 Honda Accord westbound on 390th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch, and rolled.

No injuries were reported.

The Honda sustained approximately $6,000 in damage.

Murgia-Penloza was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle and violation of a graduated driver’s license.

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