Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – June 28

On Monday, June 28, at 10:13 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and East Division Street in Alton, IA.

Lori Schmit, age 62, of Sioux City, IA was driving a 2014 Toyota Sienna minivan westbound on Highway 10. James Stofferan, age 52, of Paullina, IA was driving a 2013 Ram pickup westbound on Highway 10 behind Schmit. Schmit slowed to attempt a left turn onto Division Street and Stofferan struck the Toyota.

No injuries were reported.

The Toyota sustained approximately $6,000 in damage. The Ram sustained an estimated $2,000 in damage.

Stofferan was cited for following too close.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department.