Two Taken To Hospital After Boyden Accident

Boyden, Iowa — A Rock Rapids woman and her passenger were taken to the hospital after an accident near Boyden on Tuesday afternoon.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 4:44 p.m. Tuesday, 81-year-old James Doorenbos of Boyden was driving a 1997 Ford F‐150 pickup southbound on Kennedy Avenue. They report that 74-year-old Viola McKenney of Rock Rapids was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox eastbound on Highway 18.

According to the report, Doorenbos stopped for the stop sign at Highway 18, and drove into the intersection where his pickup was struck by the McKenney vehicle.

The Boyden Ambulance took McKenney and a passenger in her vehicle to Sanford Sheldon Hospital.

Doorenbos’s Ford pickup sustained $3,000 in damage. McKenney’s Chevrolet sustained $8,000 in damage.

Doorenbos was cited on a charge of failure to yield the right of way.

The Sheriff’s Office says the Iowa State Patrol, Boyden Ambulance crew and Boyden Fire Department assisted them.

Sioux Center Teen Rolls Vehicle

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHospers, Iowa — A Sioux Center teen rolled his vehicle near Hospers in the early morning hours of Monday, August 1st.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 1:49 am on Monday, 18-year-old Armando Martinez of Sioux Center was driving a 2000 Honda Civic westbound on 400th Street, one mile west of Hospers. According to the report, Martinez lost control of his vehicle, entered the north ditch, rolled, and the vehicle came to rest on its side.

The Honda received $2500 damage.

No injuries were reported.

Sanborn Man Injured In Rear-End Collision

accident wordDickinson County, Iowa — A Sanborn man was one of two people injured in a rear-end collision Monday night (August 1st) on Highway 86 in Dickinson County.

According to the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened shortly after 5:00 pm Monday at the Cutty’s Resort entrance on Highway 86.

Deputies say their investigation determined that a 2009 Ford F350 pickup, driven by 74-year old Paul Dean Anema of Sanborn,was southbound on Highway 86, and had stopped in preparation to turn into Cutty’s.  Authorities say Anema’s truck was rear-ended by a southbound 1999 Chevrolet S-10 pickup, driven by 60-year old Jerry Joseph Rohwer of Milford.

According to deputies, both Anema and Rohwer were taken to Lakes Regional Hospital in Spirit Lake with, what the report calls, “possible non-incapacitating injuries”.

Deputies say portions of Highway 86 were closed for about an hour due to the crash.

Officers say Rohwer’s S-10 was totaled in the crash, and no damage estimate is available for Anema’s Ford.

Rohwer was ticketed for Failure To Maintain Control, according to deputies.

Alton Man Escapes Injury After Striking Deer

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookAlton, Iowa — An Alton man’s vehicle was damaged after he hit a deer in the morning hours of Wednesday, July 27th near Alton.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 6:38 am on Wednesday, 22-year-old David DeHaan was driving a 1997 Buick LeSabre southbound on Highway 60, one mile east of Alton. According to the report, DeHaan struck a deer on the roadway.

The Buick received $3,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

Driver Injured When Semi Rolls Over Into Ditch

AccidentGeneric 2Osceola County, Iowa — The driver of a tractor-trailer rig was hospitalized as the result of an accident that happened in Osceola County on Wednesday, July 27th.

According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, about 12:40 pm Wednesday, a 1998 International semi pulling a load of grain, driven by 23-year old Justin Smith, of Iona, Minnesota, was eastbound on 100th Street.  Smith told deputies that an unknown problem with the truck’s steering caused the truck to pull hard to the right, which caused him to lose control of the vehicle.

Deputies say the truck entered the south ditch, and after the trailer shifted and slid into the ditch, the rig overturned, coming to rest on it’s left side.

Smith was transported to the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley, with what authorities are describing as “minor” injuries.

The tractor-trailer rig, owned by Smith Farms of Wilmont, Minnesota, sustained an estimated $60-thousand in damage.

Primghar Teen Taken To Hospital After Accident

Primghar, Iowa — A Primghar teen was taken to hospital after an accident on Wednesday near Primghar.
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According to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Alyssa Kenney of Primghar was eastbound on 400th Street near Tanager Avenue about 6:35 p.m. in a 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup. That’s about a mile south and four east of Primghar.

According to the report the pickup’s driver side tires went off the road on to the south shoulder. It says Kenney over-corrected and the pickup went into the north ditch, then into a cornfield and rolled.

The Primghar ambulance took Kenney to Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital in Primghar.

The pickup was totaled with $1,500 in damage. The corn in the field owned by Levi Lundquist sustained $300 in damages.

Kenney was charged with failure to maintain control.