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UPDATE: Ireton Man Killed When Motorhome Rolls Near Remsen

UPDATE: The man killed in the accident has been identified as Jace William VanDenBerg of Ireton.

Original story posted Nov 27, 2020 at 11:16 a.m.

Remsen, Iowa — One man has died, several people were taken to hospitals, and one was airlifted to Sioux City after a motorhome rollover accident near Remsen on Thursday, November 26, 2020.

The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office reports that their preliminary investigation indicates that about 9:30 p.m., someone was driving a 1998 motorhome northbound on L12, about a half-mile northwest of Remsen, when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and roll several times before coming to rest.

They tell us a 23-year-old male subject was killed in the accident.

The Remsen, Marcus, Orange City, and Le Mars ambulances took several victims to Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars. One was airlifted to Mercy One Hospital in Sioux City.

In addition to all the medical personnel, the Remsen Fire Department, the Iowa State Patrol, the Le Mars Police Department, and the Remsen Police Department all assisted the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office with the response to the accident.

Names of the injured and the deceased have not been released pending notification of family and friends. The investigation continues.

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