Sioux County Sheriff

All-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident –

On Tuesday, August 10, at 7:26 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident that occurred on Jefferson Avenue, one mile south of Alton, IA.

Jorgen Pottebaum, age 18, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2019 Polaris Ranger ATV northbound on Jefferson Avenue when he lost control and entered the ditch; the ATV came to rest on its side.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the Polaris is estimated at $3,000.

Jorgen was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

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