Sioux County Sheriff

Person struck by vehicle on Highway 60 near Alton – March 28

On Monday, March 28, at 4:32 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one-half mile north of Alton, IA.

Matthew Shaklee, age 24, of Madison, KS, was driving a 2014 Ram 2500 pickup northbound on Highway 60. Marco Martinez-Moreno, age 21, of Orange City was walking near mile marker 17 on Highway 60 when he was struck by Shaklee.

Martinez-Moreno was transported by the Alton Ambulance to Orange City Area Health for treatment of his injuries.

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

The accident remains under investigation.