Fatal Accident Claims Life Of Sioux City Resident

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ONE PERSON IS DEAD FOLLOWING A TWO CAR COLLISION TUESDAY MORNING ON HIGHWAY 75 AT C-70 IN PLYMOUTH COUNTY.

THE IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS A SOUTHBOUND VEHICLE ON HIGHWAY 75 DRIVEN BY 22-YEAR-OLD UZAEL ABRAHAM WAS STRUCK FROM BEHIND BY ANOTHER CAR AT 5:45 A.M.

ABRAHAM SUSTAINED CRITICAL INJURIES, AND A PASSENGER, 45-YEAR-OLD ERMIOHNE JOSWA SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES IN THE COLLISION AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.

THE DRIVER OF THE SECOND VEHICLE, 30-YEAR-OLD DAVID DIAZ, SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES.

ALL OF THE VICTIMS ARE FROM SIOUX CITY.

ABRAHAM AND DIAZ WERE TRANSPORTED TO MERCYONE FOR TREATMENT.

THE ACCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE STATE PATROL.

updated 2:25 p.m. by Woody Gottburg

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One Person is dead following a two-vehicle collision Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 75 near the James turnoff in Plymouth County.

The Iowa State Patrol says a southbound vehicle was struck from behind by another car around 6 a.m.

A passenger in the first vehicle suffered fatal injuries in the collision  and the driver was also injured.  The driver of the second vehicle sustained minor injuries.

No names have been released, and the accident remains under investigation by the state patrol.