Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – May 10

On Monday, May 10, at  9:50 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA.

Riley Robert, age 75, of Hartley, IA was driving a 2001 Dodge Dakota in the right lane southbound on Highway 60. Roger Jensen, age 72, of Askov, MN was driving a 2004 Peterbilt semi-truck in the left lane southbound on Highway 60.  Robert merged into the left lane and struck Jensen.

No injuries were reported,

The Dodge sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Peterbilt sustained an estimated $8,000 in damage.

Robert was cited for making improper lane change.