Sibley Woman Slides into Semi Trailer

Lyon Sheriff Facebook HeaderA Sibley woman slid into a semi trailer on Friday, November 20th.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 10:30 am, 21-year-old Michael Keller of Sibley was driving a 2000 Buick LaSabre westbound on Highway 9. Thirty-three-year-old Michael Koth of Alta was driving a 2008 Peterbilt pulling a 2009 Great Dane trailer was also westbound on Highway 9 in front of Keller. According to the report, Koth was slowing down to turn south on K-60/ Indian Avenue. Keller failed to provide a safe distance between herself and the vehicle in front of her. Keller struck the rear end of Koth’s trailer.

The Buick received $3,500 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Little Rock Teen Rolls Vehicle

lyonsheriffA Little Rock teen rolled his vehicle on Friday, November 20th.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 11:17 am, 16-year-old Carson Stave was northbound on L-14/Kennedy Avenue in a 1998 Chevy Tahoe. According to the report, Stave reported that a red semi was partially in his lane. He attempted to traverse around the semi but the action made him slide out of control. Stave’s vehicle entered the west ditch where it rolled one-half rotation coming to rest on it’s top.

The Tahoe received $3,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Boyden Man Rolls Vehicle Near Boyden

sioux county sheriff emblemBoyden, Iowa — A Boyden man lost control of his vehicle and rolled on Friday, November 20th near Boyden.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 9:15 am, 18-year-old Matthew Hansmann of Boyden was driving a 2005 Ford F-250 northbound on Kingbird Avenue, three miles south of Boyden. According to the report, Hansmann lost control of his vehicle, entered the west ditch, and rolled onto its side.

The F-250 received $5,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Algona Woman Rolls Vehicle

O'Brien Sheriff 71-6Primghar, Iowa – An Algona woman rolled her vehicle near Primghar on Saturday, November 21st.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 7:25 am on Saturday, 57-year-old Marilyn Bernardo was driving a 2005 Ford Escape westbound on 390th Street, west of Van Buren Avenue, east of Primghar. According to the report, the roads were completely frozen snow pack form the snow storm on Friday. 390th Street had not been plowed yet, and the Bernardo lost control of her vehicle, slid to the south ditch and struck a warning sign marker indicating a culvert below the roadway. The Ford then went off the side of the culvert and rolled onto the passengers side and came to rest in the stream below the culvert.

The Escape received $8,000 damage.

No injuries were reported


Man Charged With Assault, Public Intoxication

Inwood, Iowa — A Sioux Falls man has been arrested after the report of an assault.
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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that they recently arrested 24-year-old Kenneth Woitte of Sioux Falls, after the report of an assault.

The sheriff’s office says that they received a phone call from a female stating that she was assaulted in the 2500 Block of Highway 18 south of Inwood.

After an investigation, Woitte was arrested and was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault, a Serious Misdemeanor; and Public Intoxication, a Simple Misdemeanor.

He was transported to the Lyon County Jail and was held on $1500 bond.


Primghar Resident Struck, Taken To Hospital

Primghar, Iowa — One person from Primghar was taken to the hospital after an accident in Primghar.
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The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 4:35 PM on Thursday, November 19, 2015, 72-year-old Marjorie Steffens of Primghar was driving a 2015 Ford southbound on North Rerick Avenue, just north of Second Street Northeast. Montana Buck of Primghar was walking westbound just north of Second.

The report says that Steffens was unable to stop and struck Buck.

Buck was taken to the Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital by the hospital staff. The accident occurred in front of the Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital.

Steffens’s Ford sustained an estimated $891 in damages.