HINTON, Iowa (KCAU) – One of five who were hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision west of Hinton has died.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, a pickup driven by Adrian Topete-Curiel, 23, of Hawarden, was heading north and passing another vehicle when a car driven by Madison Lussier, 18, of Sioux City, going west on C-60 failed to stop and crossed in front of the pickup Sunday around 2:20 p.m. The pickup hit the car, and both vehicles went into the ditch and rolled.
Jared Chew, 19, of Sioux City, was a passenger in one of the vehicles and was thrown. He was taken to MercyOne hospital in Sioux City and later died. Authorities said he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.
Officials said the car had three occupants, and the pickup truck had two occupants.
Curiel, Lussier, and two minors were taken to a hospital after the crash.
PREVIOUS: (Sunday, 4:52 p.m.) Five people have been hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash near Hinton, Iowa.
On Sunday, a pick-up was traveling north on K-22 when it was struck by a silver passenger car traveling west on C-60. Officials said the westbound vehicle either failed to yield, or failed to obey a traffic sign.
Officials reported that the car had three occupants; two of those occupants had minor injuries, and one had life-threatening injuries. The pickup truck had two occupants; both suffered minor injuries.
The three occupants of the car and two occupants of the truck were taken to Sioux City hospitals.
The Iowa State Patrol is currently investigating this crash to determine if speed was a factor.