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Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookSioux County, Iowa — An Ireton teen escaped injury after his vehicle rolled near Hudson, South Dakota on Friday, November 11th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 6:38 pm on Friday, 17-year-old Dean Ymker of Ireton was driving a 2006 Pontiac G6 westbound on 360th Street, three miles east of Hudson, South Dakota. According to the report, when Ymker entered a curve, he lost control of the vehicle, entered the north ditch and rolled.

The Pontiac received $7,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

Two semi-tractors were damaged in an accident at the intersection of Highway 60 and Jackson Avenue, south of Orange City on Thursday, November 10th.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 4:08 pm on Thursday, 30-year-old Brett Keunen of Alton was driving a 2001 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a side dump trailer northbound on Jackson Avenue, and stopped at the stop sign at Highway 60, four miles south of Orange City. Sixty-four-year-old Lois Hassenzahl of Clayton, Michigan was driving a 2015 Volvo semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer northbound on Highway 60. According to the report, Keunen began driving northbound across Highway 60 where he was struck by Hassenzahl.

The Peterbilt received $5,000 damage; the Volvo received $8,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

An Orange City woman escaped injury after hitting a deer on Thursday, November 10th near Alton.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office states that at about 6:32 am on Thursday, 23-year-old Kristen Korver of Orange City was driving a 2008 Honda Accord northbound on Highway 60, three miles northeast of Alton. The report continues that Korver struck a deer on the roadway.

The Honda received $5,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.