Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 13

On Thursday, August 13, at 1:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident the occurred on Highway 75, five miles northwest of Hull, IA.

Jon Martinoc, age 63, of Kansas City, KS, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup northbound on Highway 75 when he reported that he swerved to avoid striking a slow moving semi-tractor and trailer traveling northbound ahead of him, lost control of the vehicle and entered the east ditch; the vehicle came to rest in a creek.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $1,000 in damage.

Martinoc was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.