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Maurice Woman Injured After Rolling SUV

Alton, Iowa — A Maurice woman was injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash Saturday evening near Alton.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened about 6:30 Saturday evening on Kennedy Avenue, about three miles north of Alton. Deputies say 19-year old Johannah Byl was northbound on Kennedy Avenue in a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer when she reportedly fell asleep, lost control of the SUV, entered the east ditch and rolled.

Authorities say Byl was transported to the Orange City Hospital for treatment of her injuries. The Blazer sustained an estimated $5-thousand in damage. Byl was reportedly cited for Failure To Maintain Control of a Motor Vehicle.

Sioux County deputies were assisted at the scene by the Alton Ambulance, Alton Fire Department and the Orange City Police Department.

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