Driver Of Vehicle Faces Charges For Fatal Collision Involving A Bicyclist

Mon 9-6-2021

(Sioux Center)-- Charges have been filed against the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal collision with a bicyclist Friday two miles north of Hull in Sioux county.

Authorities there say 27-year-old Seth De Jong of Doon was driving a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan northbound on Hickory Avenue when he collided with a northbound bicycle being ridden by 69-year-old Lorna Moss of Sioux Center. 

Moss was taken by ambulance to Sioux Center Health where she was pronounced dead. 

An investigation revealed De Jong was allegedly under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and charged with homicide by vehicle caused by operating while intoxicated, and homicide by vehicle caused by reckless driving. 

The collision took place shortly before 6:00 pm. The Sioux County Sheriff's Office says it remains under investigation.