No Injuries When Semis Collide In Boyden

sioux sheriff emblem side of carBoyden, Iowa — No injuries were reported when two semis collided in Boyden Wednesday evening, June 29th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year old Brian Lamfers, of Sioux Center, was backing a 2004 Freightliner semi‐truck pulling a grain trailer southbound on Lincoln Street. 48-year old David Phillips, of Ashton, was driving a 2013 Freightliner pulling a grain trailer westbound on Railroad Street.

Deputies say Lamfers backed across Railroad Street and struck Phillips. No injuries were reported.

Lamfers’ 2004 Freightliner sustained approximately $1,500 in damage, while damage to Phillips’ 2013 Freightliner sustained approximately $5,000 in damage, according to authorities.


Two Vehicle Collision Near Ireton

sioux county sheriff emblemIreton, Iowa — A semi and pickup were damaged in a collision near Ireton on Tuesday, June 28th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:09 pm on Tuesday, 53-year-old Bobby Chapman of Amarillo, Texas was driving a 2013 Dodge Ram pickup eastbound on Highway 10, two miles northwest of Ireton. Fifty-five-year-old John Anderson of Hawarden was driving a 2014 Kenworth semi-tractor pulling a side dump trailer westbound on Highway 10. According to the report, Chapman began turn left onto Dogwood Avenue and was struck by Anderson.

The Kenworth received $10,000 damage; the Dodge received $20,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Two Taken To Hospital After Accident Near Carnes

Carnes, Iowa — Two people were taken to a hospital after an accident near Carnes on Highway 60 on Monday, June 27th.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11:47 AM, 43-year-old Amina Badasso of Sioux Falls, SD was driving a 2003 Honda Accord southbound on Highway 60 in the right lane, four miles south of Orange City. They report that 58-year-old Richard Grosvenor of Ponca, NE was driving a 2014 International Prostar semi‐truck pulling a trailer southbound on Highway 60 in the left lane following Badasso.

The officer reports that Badasso abruptly drove into the left lane before attempting to turn onto 500th Street and was struck by Grosvenor.

The Orange City Ambulance took two passengers in the Badasso Honda to the Orange City Health System Hospital.

The Honda sustained approximately $7,000 in damage. The International semi sustained an estimated $3,500 in damage.

Badasso was cited on a charge of improper use of lanes.

The Sheriff’s Office says the Orange City Ambulance crew and Orange City Fire Department assisted them.


Remsen Woman Escapes Injury In Car/Deer Accident

deer_sxc2Orange City, Iowa — A Remsen woman struck a deer on Monday, June 27th near Orange City.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 5:02 am on Monday, 44-year-old Kerry Sudtelgte of Remsen was driving a 2014 Kia Forte northbound on Jackson Avenue, five miles south of Orange City. According to the report, Sudtlegte struck a deer on the roadway.

The Kia received $5000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Crash Near Hospers Sends One To Hospital

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHospers, Iowa — A Hospers woman was injured in an accident near Hospers in the afternoon hours of Monday, June 27th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 1:40 pm on Monday, 48-year-old Pamela Schmit of Hospers was driving a 2000 Chevrolet pickup southbound on Marsh Avenue, two miles southeast of Hospers. Twenty-one-year-old Jennifer Auchstetter of Hospers was driving a 2006 Mercury Milan westbound on 410th Street. According to the report, the two met in the intersection of 410th and Marsh, where the accident happened.

Auchstetter was transported by private vehicle to the Orange City Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The Chevrolet received $7000 damage; the Mercury received $12,000 damage.

Auchstetter was cited with a charge of failing to yield right of way and failing to use seat belt.


Sibley Man Crashes Moped, Charged With OWI

accident wordSibley, Iowa — A Sibley man was hospitalized, then charged, after crashing a moped in Sibley Saturday afternoon.

According to Osceola County authorities, the accident happened about 2:20 Saturday afternoon when a 2009 Bash moped, owned by Tanya Waggoner of Sibley, and driven by 44-year old Steven Robert Lenderts, also of Sibley, was northbound on 11th Avenue.  Deputies say Lenderts attempted a left turn onto 9th Street.  According to the report, Lenderts leaned the moped too far during the turn, and lost control.  The moped went on it’s side and slid into the intersection, according to authorities.

Deputies say Lenderts was transported to the Osceola Community Hospital by Sibley Ambulance, with what were described as “non-incapacitating” injuries.  The moped sustained an estimated $500 in damage.

As a result of the accident, deputies say Lenderts was charged with Operating While Intoxicated, a Serious Misdemeanor, as well as Failure To Maintain Control, and No Insurance.