Sac County Accidents ; One Results in Fatality

A man died in a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday at the intersections of Highway 175 and M-35, two miles west of Odebolt.

The accident was reported at 4:40PM. According to the Sac County Sheriff’s Office, 58-year-old Rex Sleight of Odebolt was driving a pick-up south on M-35. Sleight failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of Highway 175, and was struck in the passenger door by a truck driven by 42-year old Grant Siebrecht of Lake View. Both trucks ended up in the south east ditch of the intersection.

Sleight was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from his vehicle. Sleight was pronounced dead at the scene. Siebrecht did not require medical attention. A passenger in the Siebrecht truck, Cody Auen of Lake View, was transported to Loring Hospital in Sac City by the Ida Grove Ambulance for what was described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Odebolt Fire and Rescue, the Odebolt Ambulance, Ida Grove Ambulance, and the Sac County Medical Examiner’s Office all responded to the scene.

Dense fog created visibility of less than 200 feet at the time of the crash.

 

A man was injured in a single vehicle rollover on US Highway 20 on Wednesday in Sac County.

The accident was reported at 4:55PM, and happened just west of the Wadsely intersection. According to the Sac County Sheriff’s Office, 43-year-old Jason Strader of Fort Dodge was operating a truck, traveling east in the inside lane when he dropped off the left shoulder of the center median. As he corrected, he lost control sliding across the inside and outside east bound lanes before entering the south ditch, where the trucked rolled one time before coming to rest on its wheels. The truck received an estimated 30-thousand dollars in damages.

At the time of this crash, Sheriff’s deputies were responding to the fatal car crash on Hwy 175. Sac City Police were dispatched until sheriffs units could arrive. Also responding was the Sac City Fire and Rescue, and the Sac County Ambulance. Strader was transported to Loring Hospital in Sac City with what was described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Dense fog created visibility of less than 200 feet at the time of the crash.