The Sioux Center Police Department reports that about 4:40 PM, 25-year-old Judy Hoppe of Sioux Center was northbound on Highway 75, just north of the Pella Window plant at Highway 75 and 20th Street Northeast in a 2002 Jeep Liberty.
The report says the roadway was 100 percent ice-covered. Hoppe lost control of the vehicle, which entered the ditch and struck a utility pole.
Hoppe was taken to Sioux Center Hospital by Sioux Center Ambulance.
Hoppe’s Jeep received $6500 damage. The utility pole, owned by MidAmerican Energy Company received an estimated $2000 damage.
The report says Hoppe was driving too fast for conditions. She was charged with failure to maintain control.