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Sioux Center Man Hits Mailbox

Sioux Center PD Charger Door Logo OnlySioux Center, Iowa — A Sioux Center man hit a mailbox in Sioux Center on Tuesday, July 21st.

The Sioux Center Police Department reports that at about 10:00 pm, 41-year-old Gustavo Ramirez-Hernandez of Sioux Center was driving a 1999 GMC Sierra eastbound on 20th Street Southeast. According to the report, he lost control and struck a mailbox, then left the scene of the accident. A witness observed Ramirez-Hernandez leaving the scene, and called police. Police located Ramirez-Hernandez at 14th Street South Main Avenue. He initially denied hitting the mailbox, but later admitted to it when police advised there was a witness. Ramirez-Hernandez stated he wasn’t sure how he hit the mailbox.

The GMC received $1500 damage; the mailbox received $200 damage.

No injuries were reported.

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