May 16, 2022 - 9:53 am - Posted in News

Rock Valley, Iowa — One person was taken to the hospital as the result of a two-vehicle crash near Rock Valley early Saturday afternoon.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, the mishap occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and 290th Street, seven miles west of Rock Valley.

Deputies say 28-year-old Dillon Altena, of Fairview South Dakota, was northbound on Highway 18 in a 2020 Ram 3500, when he attempted to turn left onto 290th Street and collided with a southbound 2017 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by 24-year-old Katherine Crumrine, of Sioux Center.

According to authorities, a passenger in the Suburban was transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Hegg Health Center for minor injuries.  

The Ram sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. The Suburban sustained an estimated $7,000 in damage.   

Altena was reportedly cited for failure to yield making a left turn. 

The sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department, Rock Valley Fire Department and Rock Valley Ambulance.

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