Names Released From Plymouth County Fatal; One Of Them Was From Orange City

Westfield, Iowa — The names of the two victims of a double fatal accident in rural Plymouth County have been released, and one of them is from Orange City.

The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Thursday evening, April 13, 2023, 37-year-old Raymond James Frye of Orange City was driving a 2016 Kia Optima northbound on K-18. They say 54-year-old Randall Kenton Shideler of Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, was southbound on on K-18 in a 2013 Acura RDX when they collided, nearly head-on.

The crash was reported to be just north of Butcher Road in southwest Plymouth County, about seven miles southeast of Westfield.

They tell us the crash is still being investigated by the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office / Le Mars Police Department accident investigation team.


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