Motor vehicle accident northeast of Ireton – December 21

On Thursday, December 21, at 6:51 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, four miles northeast of Ireton, IA.

Kirk Barrett, age 65, of Ida Grove, IA was driving a 2017 Toyota Camry westbound on Highway 10. Delia Armenta, age 24, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet HHR westbound on Highway 10 behind Barrett. Armenta became distracted by a passenger in her vehicle and struck Barrett.

Armenta and a child-passenger were transported by Ireton Rescue to Hawarden Regional Healthcare for treatment of minor injuries.

The Chevrolet sustained an estimated $10,000 in damage; damage to the Toyota was at  $2,500.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Ireton Fire Department and Ireton Rescue.