Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial motor vehicle and farm tractor accident – October 4

On Monday, October 4, at 11:27 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle and farm tractor accident that occurred on Highway 18 (310th Street), six miles west of Rock Valley, IA.

Kenneth Wohlfarth, age 67, of Hartley, IA was driving a 2022 International HX semi-tractor pulling a grain trailer eastbound on Highway 18. Taylor Kats, age 28, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2012 John Deere 8360R farm tractor pulling a John Deere N540C Air Drill CCS planter westbound on 310th Street; as they met, the two sideswiped.

No injuries were reported.

The International sustained approximately $3,500 in damage. The John Deere sustained an estimated $4,000 in damage.

The accident remains under investigation.