A Sheldon man was injured in an accident that killed an Algona Man near Cylinder, Iowa Monday morning (3/5).
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 7:40 AM, 47-year-old Ronnie William Menneke of Algona was westbound on Highway 18 near Cylinder. For an unknown reason, his vehicle crossed the centerline, causing a head-on collision with an eastbound 2010 Freightliner driven by 39-year-old Craig Mitchell Klatt of Sheldon.
Menneke was pronounced dead at the scene. Klatt was transported to the Emmetsburg Hospital by the Palo Alto County Ambulance. He was treated and released.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department, Palo Alto County Medics, Emmetsburg Fire Department, Cylinder Fire Department and the Iowa Department of Transportation assisted the Iowa State Patrol at the scene.
The patrol is still investigating the accident.
A Hospers man has been arrested on an assault charge.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they investigated a domestic disturbance that occurred at 3939 Marsh Avenue, two miles east of Hospers on Friday morning.
Upon further investigation it is alleged that 20-year-old Tyler Grave of Hospers had assaulted a family member.
Grave was arrested for Domestic Assault, a serious misdemeanor.
The Iowa State Patrol assisted the Sheriff’s Office.
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A Sioux Center woman was transported to a hospital after an accident on Friday near Hudson, South Dakota.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 9 AM, 30-year-old Josh Waddell of Larchwood was driving a 1997 Peterbuilt semi pulling a grain trailer eastbound on 360th Street, Near Dipper Avenue, four miles east of Hudson, SD. He was attempting to turn onto a residential driveway. Twenty-three-year-old Brittany Haan of Sioux Center was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo westbound on 360th Street.
Waddell collided with Haan near the residential driveway.
Haan was transported to the Sioux Center Hospital by the Hudson Ambulance.
The Peterbuilt sustained about $5,000 in damages. The Chevrolet sustained about $16,000 in damages.
The Iowa State Patrol, Hudson Fire and Hudson Ambulance assisted the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.
In the latest report from Sheldon Police
The police took a report from a resident on South Ninth Avenue that sometime on Saturday (2/25), someone stole their snow thrower, valued at $300.
The police report that they cited 23-year-old David Moessner of Sheldon on Monday afternoon (2/27) on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released.
A Sheldon teen’s pickup was damaged in an accident on Thursday, February 23 in Sheldon.
The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 7:07 PM, 19-year-old Eric Lay of Sheldon was eastbound on Twelfth Street in a 2007 Toyota.
Lay lost control due to the snowy road conditions. The vehicle rode over the curb and into the grass, striking a 4 x 4 inch wood post with a railroad crossing sign on it.
Lay’s Toyota received $1500 damage. The sign post was valued at $100.
There were no injuries.
The report says Lay was driving too fast for conditions and he was charged with failure to maintain control.
A Sheldon teen was injured in an accident on Sunday (February 26) near Sheldon.
The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 6:00 PM, 18-year-old Daniel Boer was northbound on Nest Avenue, near the Lamkin Creek in a 2006 Pontiac. The conditions were very windy, and slush was on the road. He lost control on the slush, and the vehicle went into the east ditch. It then entered a creek and rolled onto its top.
Boer was taken to Sanford Sheldon by private vehicle.
Boer’s Pontiac received $10,000 damage, enough to total the vehicle.
He was charged with failure to maintain control.
We now have the report of an accident that injured two people near Paullina on February 23.
The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 3:20 PM, 65-year-old Carol Lowe of Sutherland was westbound on 460th Street, when she lost control on the snow and ice-covered roadway. The vehicle began to fish tail and as Lowe attempted to correct, the vehicle entered the north ditch and struck a tree.
Lowe and a passenger in the vehicle, 42-year-old Darin Lowe of Sutherland were transported to Baum-Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar by the Paullina Ambulance.
Both the driver and passenger were wearing seat belts.