Motor vehicle accident north of Ireton – November 9

On Thursday, November 9, at 11:38 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, two miles north of Ireton, IA.

Carter Penning, age 21, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu northbound on Eagle Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch.

Penning was transported by the Ireton Ambulance to Sioux Center Health for treatment of minor injuries.

The Chevrolet sustained an estimated $5,000 in damage.


Penning was cited for Failure to Maintain Control.


The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Ireton Fire Department and Ireton Ambulance.