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Teens Taken To Hospitals After ATV Crash

Rock Valley, Iowa — Two teens from New Jersey were taken to a hospital, and one of them was transferred to a Sioux Falls hospital after an ATV accident on Friday evening, August 7, 2015.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 6:30 PM, 15-year-old Cole Boonstra of North Haledon, New Jersey was driving a 2011 Case IH Scout ATV eastbound in a field along Elmwood Avenue, two miles south of Rock Valley. The report says he lost control of the vehicle and the vehicle rolled.

Boonstra and a passenger, 17-year-old Benjamin Boonstra, also of North Haledon were both ejected from the vehicle, says the report.

It says the Rock Valley Ambulance transported both Cole and Benjamin to Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley. Benjamin was later transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

The ATV sustained minor damage.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that the Rock Valley Ambulance crew and the Rock Valley Police Department assisted them on the scene.