Lights and Sirens

Man Taken To Hospital After Cement Truck Rolls

Sheldon, Iowa — A Schaller man was taken to a hospital after a cement truck rolled near Sheldon.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 2:30 PM on Friday, June 12, 41-year-old Kelly Sturtevant of Schaller was driving a 2002 Kenworth cement truck southbound on Lily Avenue, four miles southwest of Sheldon, when he lost control of the vehicle, which entered the east ditch and rolled onto its side.

Sturtevant became trapped in the vehicle and was freed by emergency personnel. After he was removed from the truck, the Sheldon Community Ambulance Team took Sturtevant to Sanford Sheldon Hospital.

The Kenworth sustained an estimated $180,000 in damages.

The Sheriff’s Office reports the Boyden Fire Department, Boyden Ambulance team, the Sheldon Fire Company, SCAT, and the Iowa State Patrol assisted at the scene.

They say the accident remains under investigation.