Motor vehicle accident northeast of Alton involves farm equipment – October 11 *Photos*

On Wednesday, October 11, at 4:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on highway 60, two miles northeast of Alton, IA.

Bruce Korver, age 52, of Alton was driving a 1985 Case IH 2394 farm tractor pulling two Demco grain wagons loaded with corn southbound on Highway 60. Russell Green, age 65, of Pasadena, TX, was driving a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 southbound on Highway 60 behind Korver when he struck the rear wagon.

Green was transported by the Alton Ambulance to Orange City Area Health System for treatment of minor injuries. Korver did not report injuries.

The grain wagons sustained approximately $20,000 in damage; the Chevrolet sustained approximately $65,000 in damage.

Green was cited for following too close.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department, Alton Fire Department, Alton Ambulance and Orange City Fire Department.