Two Orange City children have died as the result of an accident at the intersection of Highways 75 and 10, five miles west of Orange City.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 6:35 p.m. Friday, 29-year-old Alan Muilenburg of rural Maurice was driving a 1999 GMC Envoy southbound on Highway 75. Thirty-one-year-old Michelle Toering of Orange City was driving a 1990 Dodge van westbound on Highway 10. Toering crossed Highway 75 in the path of Muilenburg’s vehicle. The vehicles collided within the intersection.
Five-year-old Kadean Toering and 17-month-old Chaz Toering, both sons of Michelle Toering and passengers in her vehicle, were killed as a result of the accident. Michelle Toering and Muilenburg were both transported to the Orange City Hospital. Condition reports are not available.
The accident remains under investigation.
(Reporting by Scott Van Aartsen, KIWA, Sheldon)