Whittemore girl, 17, died in crash south of Thor
Teen’s vehicle failed to stop, officials say
THOR — A 17-year-old girl is dead and two others are injured after a two-vehicle collision south of Thor Sunday night, according to Iowa State Patrol crash reports.
Olivia Bachman, of Whittemore, died at the scene, the Iowa State Patrol reported.
The crash was reported at 4:50 p.m.
According to the reports, Bachman was driving a Pontiac Torrent and traveling westbound on 270th Street.
Paul Doster, 64, of Algona, was driving a Toyota Highlander north on Utah Avenue. Susan Doster, 63, also of Algona, was a passenger in that vehicle.
According to the reports, Bachman failed to stop at the stop sign.
The Doster vehicle collided with the vehicle driven by Bachman in the middle of the intersection, the Iowa State Patrol reported.
Both vehicles ended up in the ditch on the northwest corner of the intersection.
Bachman was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Susan Doster was transported by Mercy Air Ambulance to Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.
Paul Doster was transported by Humboldt Ambulance to the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital.
Their lives were saved by wearing seatbelts, the Iowa State Patrol reported.
Utah Avenue from 250th Street to 270th Street was shut down for at least two hours while first responders were on scene.
The Iowa State Patrol, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department, Humboldt Ambulance, Renwick Ambulance, Mercy Air Ambulance, and firefighters from Humboldt, Renwick and Thor, assisted at the scene.
MidAmerican Energy Co. was also on scene.