One-vehicle accident reported

Posted November 3, 2012 at 6:00 am

On Sunday, Nov. 20, at 11:20 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a single vehicle accident that occurred one and one-quarter mile south of Hawarden on Buchanan Avenue.

Jose Topete, age 29, of Hawarden, was driving a 2001 Jeep Cherokee northbound on Buchanan Avenue. Topete lost control of his vehicle which then entered the east ditch when it overturned, coming to rest on its wheels.

No injuries were reported.

Topete’s vehicle sustained about $4.500 in damage. Topete was cited for failure to maintain control.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by Hawarden Police Department and Hawarden Fire Department.


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