Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – July 30

On Friday, July 30, at 3:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 370th Street and Highway 75, one mile north of Sioux Center, IA.  

Kellee Eastwood, age 23, of Jeffers, MN, was driving a 2014 Chevy Traverse northbound on Highway 75. Carter Hanson, age 18, Alcester, SD, was driving a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on Highway 75 behind Eastwood. Eastwood slowed for other vehicles and was struck by Hanson.

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

The Chevy sustained approximately $3,000 in damage. The Pontiac sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage.

Hanson was cited for following too close.  

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