Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – May 22

On Saturday, May 22, at 11:23 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 12th Street NE, in Sioux Center, IA.

Austin Schaefer, age 16, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 eastbound on 12th Street NE. Kaden Van De Berg, age 16, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2010 Ford Fusion eastbound on 12th Street NE behind Schaefer. Van De Berg attempted to pass and struck Schaefer.

No injuries were reported.

The F-150 sustained approximately $800 in damage. The damage to the Fusion is estimated at $3,000.

Van De Berg was cited for unsafe passing.