On Thursday, February 24, at 7:00 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Elmwood Avenue, five miles south of Rock Valley, IA.
Blaise Coffee, age 19, of Elk Point, SD was driving a 2019 Ram 1500 northbound on Elmwood Avenue when he lost control, entered the west ditch and struck an electrical utility pole.
No injuries were reported
The Ram sustained approximately $10,000 in damage. Damage to the utility pole, maintained by MidAmerican Energy Company, was estimated at $2,000.
Coffee was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.