Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – August 13

On Friday August 13, at 7:07 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Hickory Avenue, two miles east of Sioux Center, IA.

Christopher Eddy, age 33, of Wapello, IA was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pulling a flatbed trailer also westbound on 400th Street. Rebecca Baatz, age 40, of Hospers, IA was driving a 2008 Cadillac Escalade westbound on 400th Street behind Eddy. Eddy slowed to turn right onto Hickory Avenue and Baatz struck the trailer.

No injuries were reported.

The trailer sustained approximately $1,000 in damage. The Cadillac sustained an estimated $8,000 in damage.

Baatz was cited for following too closely