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Alton Woman Injured In ATV Rollover

Orange City, Iowa — An Alton woman was injured when the ATV on which she was a passenger rolled Wednesday evening (March 18th) southeast of Orange City.

Sioux County authorities say the call came in shortly after 7:45 Wednesday evening. Deputies say a 2015 Polaris Ranger ATV, driven by 36-year-old Mark Vande Vegte of Alton, was southbound on Jay Avenue, about two miles southeast of Orange City, when he attempted to make a U-turn, lost control of the machine, and rolled.

According to authorities, 41-year-old Allisson Vande Vegte of Alton was a passenger on the ATV, and was transported to the Orange City Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.

Deputies say the ATV was not damaged in the incident.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that Mark Vande Vegte was cited for failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

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

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