Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident north of Ireton – April 26

On Tuesday, April 26, at 7:56 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, two miles north of Ireton, IA.

Nyla Harksamp, age 67, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado northbound on Eagle Avenue. Fernando Curiel, age 20, of Orange City, was driving a 2005 Hyundai Sonata eastbound on 440th Street. Curiel failed to yield from the stop sign at Eagle Avenue, entered the intersection and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $7,500 in damage. The Hyundai sustained an estimated $2,500 in damage.

Curiel was cited for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, failure to yield upon entering a highway and failure to provided motor vehicle liability insurance.