Motor vehicle accident in Boyden – May 16

On Tuesday, May 16, at 2:13 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Colfax Street, Boyden, IA.

Mason Halland, age 24, of Storden, MN, was driving a 2006 Freightliner Semi Tractor pulling a 2021 Wilson Grain trailer southbound on Colfax Street. Marilyn Faber-Schafer, age 83, of Boyden, was driving a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Colfax Street behind Halland. Halland and Faber-Schafer stopped for the stop sign at Highway 18. Halland began backing his vehicle for another turning truck and trailer and struck Faber-Schafer.

No injuries were reported.

Damage to the trailer was estimated at $100. Damage to the Chevrolet was estimated at $1,500.

No injuries were reported.

Halland was cited for unsafe backing on a highway.