Commercial motor vehicle accident northwest of Fairview – January 3 *Photo*

On Tuesday, January 3, at 9:50 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sioux County road A54B, one mile northwest of Fairview, SD.

Brent Demattia, age 24, of Hubbard, OH, was driving a 2001 Freightliner semi-tractor pulling a trailer westbound on A54B when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the south ditch, struck two concrete culverts and rolled onto its side.

The Freightliner sustained approximately $50,000 in damage. The culverts, maintained by the Sioux County Engineer’s Office, sustained approximately $1,000 in damage.

No injuries were reported.

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

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Fairview Fire Department.