Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident west of Ireton – August 23

On Tuesday August 23, at 3:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Dipper Avenue, three miles northwest of Ireton, IA.

Steven Heinemann, age 34, of Sioux City, IA was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Dipper Avenue. He was pulling the vehicle to the side of the roadway, lost control of the vehicle, entered east ditch and stuck a Sioux County Highway Department traffic sign.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $4,000 in damage; damage to the sign was estimated at $250.

Heinemann was cited for failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hawarden Police Department.