On Tuesday September 20, at 7:56 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 317th Street, three miles west of Hull, IA.
Shawn Jasper, age 53, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2005 Buick LeSabre eastbound on 317th St.; he was employed by the US Postal Service delivering mail and pulled to the side of the road at a residential mailbox to deposit mail in a mailbox. Ingrid Niz-Niz, age 16, of Hull, was driving a 2009 Kia Sportage eastbound on 317th Street behind Jasper when she struck the Buick.
No injuries were reported.
Damage to the Buick was estimated at $2,000; damage to the Kia was estimated at $2,500.
Niz-Niz was cited for following too close and not operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.