Sheldon, Iowa — A Schaller man was taken to a hospital after a cement truck rolled near Sheldon.
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.
Orange City, Iowa — An Orange City teen was taken to a hospital after an accident on Thursday, June 11th, 2014.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that just after 7 AM, 18-year-old Mitchell Yaw of Orange City was driving a 2008 Ford Fusion westbound on 400th Street (B40), four miles north of Orange City, when he lost control of the car, says the Sheriff’s Office.
They say the car entered the south ditch and rolled.
We’re told the Orange City Ambulance took Yaw to the Orange City Health System Hospital.
The Ford sustained about $8,000 in damages.
The Sheriff’s Office says the Orange City Fire Department, Orange City Ambulance crew, and the Iowa State Patrol assisted them at the scene.
Hawarden, Iowa — A Hawarden teen is now facing charges in relation to a burglary that happened in November.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday, June 10, they charged a 17-year-old boy from Hawarden, after an investigation into a burglary that happened in November, 2014 at a business on Birch Avenue, two miles north of Hawarden.
Sheriff’s officials believe the boy used a brick to break open a door to a construction business building. Once inside the building, a safe was stolen, they say.
The Sheriff’s Office says the teen was cited into Juvenile Court on charges of burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
Sioux Center, IA — A Rock Valley woman’s vehicle and an Orange City man’s vehicle were damaged in an accident near Sioux Center on Wednesday, June 10th.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 5:14 pm, 47-year-old Denise Greene of Rock Valley was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Suburban southbound on Highway 10, one mile north of Sioux Center. Twenty-four-year-old Trevor Starkweather of Orange City was diving a 2005 Buick LeSabre southbound behind Greene. According to the report, Greene attempted to turn onto 370th Street and Starkweather struck Greene.
The Suburban received $2000 damage. The Buick received $8000 damage.
Alton, IA — A metal object caused damage to a Le Mars woman’s vehicle on Wednesday, June 10th.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 10:12 pm, 34-year-old Jill Rutledge of Le Mars was driving a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country southbound on Highway 60, three miles southwest of Alton. According to the report, Rutledge was passing another vehicle when a metal object struck the right side of her vehicle.
A Sutherland teen fell asleep behind the wheel damaged her vehicle on Friday, June 12th near Archer.
The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 6:50 am on Friday, 16-year-old Allyson Sweeney was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sedan westbound on B-40. According to the report, Sweeney crossed the center line and entered the opposite ditch. The Chrysler then collided with a culvert driveway and ramped over it, landed on the opposite of the driveway and eventually came to rest. The driver stated she fell asleep.
The Chrysler received $3500 damage.
Sweeney was taken to the Orange City Hospital by private vehicle.