Motor vehicle accident south of Sioux Center – July 9

On Tuesday, July 9, at 9:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Harrison Avenue, one mile south of Sioux Center, IA.

Federick Haupt, age 41, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 southbound on Harrison Avenue. Braden Brende, age 19, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Impala southbound on Harrison Avenue behind Haupt. Brende started to pass Haupt on the gravel road when Haupt started to make a left turn onto a farm driveway and the two struck on the roadway.

Brende reported minor injuries and refused medical treatment at the scene. Haupt reported no injuries.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $3,000 in damage; the Ford sustained approximately $2,500 in damage.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Sioux Center Police Department.