Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – February 12

On Friday, February 12, at 6:21 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Hickory Avenue and 390th Street, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA.

Stella Winterfeld, age, 15, of Sioux Center was driving a 2008 Honda Accord LX southbound on Hickory Avenue. Lavonne De Jong age, 59, of Sioux Center was driving a 1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale eastbound on 390th Street. De Jong entered the intersection and the two struck.

The Honda sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Oldsmobile sustained an estimated $4,000 in damage..

De Jong was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to Sioux Center Health for treatment of her injuries. Winterfeld was transported by private vehicle to Sioux Center Health for treatment of her injuries.

De Jong was cited for failing to yield from a stop sign.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.