Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 14

On Friday, August 14, at 10:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Jefferson Avenue, three miles northeast of Orange City, IA.

Greg De Groot, age 35, of Hospers, IA was driving a 2011 Ford F-350 pulling a flatbed trailer westbound on 420th Street. Austin Stolze, age 33, of Jefferson, SD was driving a 2001 Kenworth Cement truck northbound on Jefferson Avenue; the two met and struck in the intersection. After the accident, the Ford entered the east ditch and the Kenworth entered the west ditch, coming to rest on its side.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $10,000 in damage. The Kenworth sustained an estimated $120,000 in damage.

Stolze was cited for failure to yield to a vehicle on the right.