Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – December 9

On Thursday, December 9, at 4:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 420th Street, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA.

Gene Vermeer, age 67, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2004 Honda Foreman ATV eastbound on 420th Street. Ava Winterfeld, age 16, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2008Audi Q7 eastbound on 420th Street behind Vermeer when she struck the Honda.

Vermeer reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

The Honda ATV sustained approximately $1,000 in damage. The Audi sustained an estimated $6,000 in damage.

Winterfeld was cited for following too close.