Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 20

On Tuesday, July 20, at 12:32 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 340th Street, two miles southwest of Hull, IA.

Johanna Christensen, age 21, of Clarkfield, MN was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Highway 75. Hong Wei, age 55, of Sioux Falls, SD was driving a 2013 Lexus GS 350 northbound on Highway 75 behind Christensen. Christensen turned west onto 340th Street, re-entered onto Highway 75 turning south and the two struck.

Wei reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $7,000 in damage. The Lexus sustained an estimated $9,000 in damage.

Christensen was cited for failing to yield upon entering a highway.