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Sioux Rapids Accident

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Sioux Rapids Accident

Sioux Rapids, IA (KICD) — A Wednesday accident injures two Sioux Rapids teens.

The Buena Vista County Sheriffs Department said the accident happened south of Sioux Rapids on Highway 71.  A Southbound pickup, driven by 59-year old Richard Nelson of Sioux Rapids had stopped to make a left turn, when it was rear ended by a car driven by 17-year old Amanda Porreca.

Porreca and a passenger, 17-year old Alexis Porreca were both taken to Spencer Hospital by Sioux Rapids Ambulance with non-incapacitating injuries.  Nelson was uninjured in the accident.

Porreca was charged with failure to stop within the assured distance. Porreca’s car received $7000 in damage and was totalled, while Nelson’s truck received $1500 dollars damage.