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Boyden Teen Taken To Hospital After Monday Accident Near Hull

Hull, Iowa — A Boyden teen was taken to the hospital after an accident near Hull on Monday.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 3:55 PM, 15-year-old Justin Schmidt of Boyden was driving a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix westbound on 310th street, four miles east of Hull, when he lost control of the vehicle, which entered the south ditch and struck a utility pole.

Schmidt was taken to the Sioux Center Hospital by private vehicle.

The Pontiac sustained about $9,000 in damages. The utility pole, owned by Midā€American Energy,
sustained about $2,000 in damages.

Schmidt was charged with failure to maintain control of vehicle and violation of conditions of a minor’s school license.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.

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