Two Taken To Hospital After Accident

Hawarden, Iowa — Two people from Sioux City were taken to a hospital after an accident near Hawarden.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that just a few minutes before noon on Thursday, May 21st, 26-year-old Jetske Wauran of North Sioux City, South Dakota was driving a 2006 Ford Freestyle northbound on Highway 12, two miles south of Hawarden. They report that 82-year-old Jack Lethcoe of Sioux City was driving a 2004 Buick LeSabre southbound on Highway 12.

The report says Wauran drove onto the shoulder of the road and overcorrected. The vehicle entered the southbound lane and struck the Lethcoe vehicle.

The Hawarden Ambulance crew transported Lethcoe and a passenger 82-year-old Annette Lethcoe of Sioux City to the Hawarden Hospital.

The Wauran Ford and the Lethcoe Buick sustained about 5000 dollars in damages, each.

Wauran was cited for failing to yield half the roadway when meeting a vehicle.

The Hawarden Fire Department, Ambulance crew and Police Department assisted the Sioux County Sheriff office.

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