5 Hurt in Lyon County Accident

August 10, 2015

FIVE PEOPLE WERE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES FOLLOWING A TWO VEHICLE COLLISION LAST FRIDAY EVENING AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 9, AND DIPPER AVENUE IN LYON COUNTY. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THAT 59 YEAR OLD WANDA HOOGENDOORN OF LARCHWOOD WAS STOPPED ON HIGHWAY 9, WAITING TO TURN SOUTH ONTO DIPPER AVENUE WHEN SHE WAS REAR ENDED BY A TRUCK DRIVEN BY 22 YEAR OLD BERNARD RAHN OF MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA. AFTER BEING STRUCK, HOOGENDOORN’S VEHICLE WENT INTO THE SOUTH DITCH, AND ROLLED, AND CAME TO REST ON THE DRIVER’S SIDE. HOOGENDOORN, AND HER FOUR MINOR PASSENGERS WERE TRANSPORTED TO SANFORD HOSPITAL IN ROCK RAPIDS FOR MINOR INJURIES. BOTH VEHICLES WERE TOTALED IN THE ACCIDENT. THE LYON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WAS ASSISTED BY THE LESTER FIRE AND RESCUE AND THE LYON COUNTY AMBULANCE.