Woman Taken To Hospital After Accident

Larchwood, Iowa — A Larchwood woman was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital after an accident in Larchwood on Thursday, March 5, 2015. And it’s the second accident to occur near that location in the past 10 days.
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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 7:55 AM, 53-year-old Michael DeJager of Doon was driving a 2000 Kenworth Semi owned by Farmers Elevator Cooperative of Rock Valley westbound on Highway 9 near the ball fields. A 2004 Chrysler Sebring being driven by 22-year-old Alexandria Kollis of Larchwood, was southbound on Edgerly Street.

The report says Kollis stopped at a stop sign then proceeded into the intersection, colliding with the semi.

The Lyon County Ambulance transported Kollis to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Kollis’ vehicle sustained about $2,500 in damage. Farmers Elevator Cooperative’s semi did not appear to have any reportable damage, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Personnel from the Lyon County Ambulance crew, Larchwood Fire Department, Larchwood EMS, and Erwin’s Towing assisted the Sheriff’s Department at the scene.


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