The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says 68-year old Verle O’Connell of Canton was driving a 2004 International 9200 semi‐tractor pulling a grain trailer northbound on Garfield Avenue. O’Connell stated he fell asleep which caused his vehicle to enter the west ditch, then continued into a field, striking a field terrace.
O’Connell was transported to Hegg‐Memorial Hospital by the Rock Valley Ambulance for treatment of his injuries.
The semi‐tractor sustained approximately $3,000 in damages.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Rock Valley Fire Department and Rock Valley Ambulance.