Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle accident – October 22

On Thursday, October 22, at 8:56 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Alton, IA.

Lucas Koenen, age 35, of Steinauer, NE was driving a 2000 Kenworth W900L semi-tractor pulling a livestock trailer southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle. The truck rolled onto its side and entered the median.

No injuries were reported.

The truck and trailer sustained approximately $145,000 in damage.

Koenen was cited of failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Alton Ambulance, Alton Fire Department and Orange City Police Department.