Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 16

On Friday, July 16, at 4:21 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 370th Street, one half-mile north of Sioux Center, IA.

Lorna Negen, age 66, of Beaver Dam, WI was driving a 2018 Kia Sportage northbound on Highway 75. Sullyann Caraballo Irizarry, age 29, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara westbound on 370th Street. Caraballo Irizarry stopped for the stop sign at Highway 75, entered the intersection and the two struck.

Negen was transported by the Sioux Center Ambulance to Sioux Center Health for treatment of minor injuries.

The Kia sustained approximately $4,000 in damage. The Suzuki sustained approximately $2,000 in damage.

Caraballo Irizary was cited for failing to obey stop sign and yield right of way.

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