Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident- October 26

On Tuesday, October 26, at 6:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, one mile east of Alton, IA.

Mark Bylsma, age 41, of Hospers, IA, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Highway 10. Lyle Eason, age 61, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2000 Kenworth Construct W900 semi-tractor pulling a grain trailer northbound on the Highway 60 off-ramp. Eason drove up to the stop sign, turned left onto Highway 10 and struck Bylsma.

No injuries were reported.

The Kenworth sustained approximately $1,000 in damage. The Chevrolet sustained approximately $7,500 in damage.

Eason was cited for failing to yield from a stop sign.

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