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One Injured In Sioux County Crash

AccidentGeneric 2Orange City, IA — An Orange City woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries as the result of a two-vehicle accident north of Orange City Friday evening.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at 6:00 pm Friday at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and 410th Street, three miles north of Orange City.  Deputies say 20-year old Gabriel Doornink of Orange City was driving a 1998 GMC Sierra eastbound on 410th Street approaching the stop sign for Jackson Avenue.  A 2010 Cherolet Equinox, driven by 75-year old Roger De Haan of Orange City was northbound on Jackson Avenue.  According to the report, Doornink struck De Haan’s vehicle in the intersection. Doornink’s vehicle then entered the northeast ditch and struck a stop sign.

Doornink’s GMC sustained approximately $2,000 in damages. De Haan’s Chevrolet sustained an estimated $7,000 in damages. The stop sign received approximately $50 in damages.

72-year old Dianne De Haan, of Orange City, a passenger in De Haan’s vehicle, was transported by the Orange City Ambulance to the Orange City Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Deputies say Doornink was issued a citation for fail to obey a stop sign.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department, Orange City Fire Department and Orange City Ambulance.

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