Thanksgiving R-V Rollover Accident Causes Fatality And Multiple Injuries (Updated)


(Le Mars) — The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the fatal accident victim that died in the recreational vehicle motor home roll-over accident that happened Thursday evening on county road L-12 near Remsen. The 23-year old male has been identified as Jace William VanDenBerg of Ireton. Five other individuals were treated at local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries. The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Le Mars Police Department are continuing the investigation of the accident.


(Remsen) — Tragedy struck Thanksgiving evening when a recreational vehicle rolled off a highway causing multiple injuries, including a fatality. The accident happened at about 9:33 p.m. on county road L-12 on Quest Avenue just about a half mile north of Remsen. The Remsen Ambulance and Fire Department were dispatched due to the fact it was believed to include serious
injuries. In addition, ambulances from Marcus, Orange City, and Le Mars were also dispatched to the scene. The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Le Mars Police Department, and the Remsen Police Department. Preliminary information indicates that a 1998 Motor Home was traveling north on county road L-12 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and rolled
several times before coming to rest. Several individuals were taken to Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, and one was airlifted to MercyOne in Sioux City. A 23-year old male subject was killed in the accident. Names of the injured and the deceased will be released later on Friday, pending notification of family and friends. Both the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Le Mars Police Department Traffic Incident team are
investigating the roll-over accident, as well as the Iowa State Patrol, and the Plymouth County Medical Examiner.