Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – April 24

On Saturday, April 24, at 9:37 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Dogwood Avenue and 360th Street, six miles south of Rock Valley, IA.

Marcos Lopez, age 28, of Hawarden, IA was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on 360th Street. Keith Byker, age 33, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pulling a Wilson cattle trailer westbound on 360th Street. Lopez attempted to turn left and the two struck in the intersection.

Lopez was transported by private vehicle to the Hawarden Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Byker and two passengers reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

The Malibu sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Silverado sustained an estimated $20,000 damage.

Lopez was cited for failure to yield upon left turn.