Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – November 2

On Wednesday, November 2, at 3:41 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 360th Street (K-24) and Dogwood Avenue, five miles south of Rock Valley, IA.

Gary Taylor, age 15, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2000 Ford F-150 southbound on Dogwood Avenue. Wendell Van Beek, age 57, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2021 GMC Sierra K1500 eastbound on 360th Street; the two met and struck in the intersection.

Van Beek and an adult passenger were both transported by the Rock Valley Ambulance to Sioux Center Health for treatment of their injuries.

Damage to the Ford was estimated at $7,000; damage to the GMC was estimated at $10,000.

Taylor was cited for failure to yield at an intersection.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department, Rock Valley Fire and Rock Valley Ambulance.