Motor vehicle accident south of Orange City – February 12

On Sunday, February 12, at 8:49 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, four miles south of Orange City, IA.

Jade Vlotho, age 27, of Ireton, IA, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox northbound on Jackson Avenue (County road K-64) when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch, rolled, then crossed over the northbound lane, coming to a rest on Highway 60.

Vlotho was transported to the Orange Area Heath; she was later flown Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Damage to the Chevrolet was estimated at $15,000.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Orange City Ambulance, Orange City Fire Department and Orange City-Alton Police Department.

This accident remaons under investigation.