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Fatal motor vehicle accident near Rock Valley – September 22

September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22, at 10:16 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 340th Street and Eagle Avenue, three miles south of Rock Valley, IA. Stephen Richter, age 61, of Rock Valley was driving a 1995 Freightliner straight truck westbound on 340th Street. Robert … Read more Fatal motor vehicle accident near Rock Valley – September 22

Sioux County burn ban

September 22, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22, fire chiefs representing each fire department in Sioux County requested the Iowa State Fire Marshal to prohibit open burning in Sioux County. The State Fire Marshal found that conditions are such that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property. Effective Wednesday, September 23, at 6:00 a.m., no person in … Read more Sioux County burn ban

Motor vehicle accident – September 21

September 22, 2020

On Monday, September 21, at 5:32 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the AR Hesla Sports Complex, 901 Okey Street, in Hull, IA. Lashawn Irons, age 37, of Castle Rock, CO was backing a 2011 Ford F-150 from a parking space onto a gravel driveway.  John Haveman, … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 21

Motor vehicle accident – September 19

September 20, 2020

On Saturday, September 19, at 4:38 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, two miles east of Sioux Center, IA. Nichole Geiwitz, age 45, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder eastbound on 400th Street when she lost control of the vehicle, entered … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 19

Motor vehicle accident – September 19

September 20, 2020

On Saturday, September 19, at 1:31 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 12, one mile north of Chatsworth, IA. Damien Ericson, age 21, of Akron, IA was driving a 2010 Chevrolet  Silverado northbound on Highway 12 when he reported that he swerved to avoid striking a … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 19

Motor vehicle accident – September 18

September 20, 2020

On Friday, September 18, at 11:43 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, four miles south of Sheldon, IA. Dianne Everhart, age 77, of Moville, IA was driving a 2016 Ford Escape northbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 18

Motor vehicle accident – September 18

September 20, 2020

On Friday, September 18, at 8:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriffs Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 290th Street, two and one-half miles northwest of Hull, IA. Gisela Escobedo, age 40, of El Paso TX was driving a 2018 Nissan Sentra wes bound on 290th Street when she reported that she swerved … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 18

Motor vehicle accident – September 18

September 18, 2020

On Friday, September 18, at 12:59 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, four miles south of Sheldon, IA. Stephan Tolk, age 55, of Sanborn, IA was driving a 2007 Dodge Caravan northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 18

Motor vehicle accident – September 17

September 18, 2020

On Thursday, September 17, at 8:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one mile east of Hull, IA. Benjamin Van Voorst, age 24, of Hull was driving a 2016 Kia Optima eastbound on Highway 18. Philip Griese, age 28, of Lakota, IA was driving a … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 17

Motor vehicle accident – September 16

September 18, 2020

On Wednesday, September 16, at 8:07 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Sheldon, IA. Hendrik Kattenberg, age 66, of Hull, IA was driving a 2017 Ford F-150 westbound  on Highway 18 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 16