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Authorities identify woman killed in motorcycle vs. car collision

ROCK VALLEY, Iowa (KTIV) - The sheriff's office has identified the 55-year-old woman killed in an accident Sunday morning in Sioux County, Iowa.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff's Office, on April 18 at about 11:40 a.m. an accident occurred on Elmwood Avenue about six miles south of Rock Valley.

The sheriff's office says Jana Haglund of Sioux Center was driving a motorcycle southbound on Elmwood Avenue when she lost control and entered the northbound lane. Authorities report Haglund struck a northbound traveling Ford Fusion driven by 19-year-old Dyson Kooima of Rock Valley.

Haglund was ejected from the motorcycle and entered the ditch. She was pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.

Kooima was transported to a Sioux Center hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.

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Dean Welte

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