Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – November 21

On Sunday, November 21, at 12:38 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, three miles north of Alton, IA.

Chloe O’Keefe, age 19, of Lone Tree, CO, was driving a 2009 Jeep Liberty southbound on Highway 60; she reported she swerved to avoid striking a deer, lost control of the vehicle, entered the west ditch and vaulted over the Union Pacific Railroad train tracks.

O’Keefe was transported to Orange City Area Health by the Alton Ambulance.

Damage to the Jeep was estimated at $5,000.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department, Alton Fire Department and Alton Ambulance.