Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – January 6

On Wednesday, January 6, at 5:42 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, in Boyden, IA.

Glen Petrich, age 59, of Rock Rapids, IA was driving a 2011 Toyota Corolla westbound on Highway 18. Dalton Holtrop, age 20, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2016 Hyundai Sonata westbound on Highway 18 behind Petrich. Petrich slowed for oncoming traffic before attempting to turn left onto a business driveway and Holtrop struck Petrich.

Holtrop was transported by Boyden Ambulance to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

The Toyota sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage. The Hyundai sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.

Holtrop was cited for following too close.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Boyden Fire Department and Boyden Ambulance.