Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – May 14

On Saturday, May 14, at 4:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, three miles east of Rock Valley, IA.

Shawna De Kam, age 19, of Chamberlain, SD, was driving a 2015 Ford F150 eastbound on Highway 18. Brandon Kooima, age 19, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Impala eastbound on Highway 18 behind De Kam. De Kam attempted to turn left onto a residential driveway and Kooima struck the Ford.

No injuries were reported.

The Ford sustained approximately $8,500 in damage. The Chevrolet sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage.

Kooima was cited for following too closely.

The sheriff’s office as assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department.