Reyes Felipe Lopez- killed in Sunday Sioux car accident, 2 injured.
A 25-year-old man from Rockville, Iowa named Reyes Felipe Lopez-Lopez was killed in a car accident on Sunday morning in Sioux County, gravely injuring a 32-year-old man and a 3-year-old kid.
On July 8, Lopez was detained on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to maintain control, interfering with official proceedings, operating a vehicle when his license was suspended or revoked, and driving without a legal license. Additionally, he was discovered to be wanted on numerous Sioux County warrants.
Lopez-Lopez was driving a car on County Road B40 near Garfield Avenue in Sioux County when, for an undetermined reason, possibly related to alcohol, the car violated centerlines and left the road approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. After that, the car jumped over a culvert and slammed into a hillside.
A three-year-old daughter and Marco Vinicio Lopez-Lopez were sent to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
Reyes At the scene, Felipe Lopez-blunt Lopez’s force trauma injuries were confirmed as fatal.
Alcohol is thought to have contributed to the accident, according to the Iowa State Patrol.
The accident’s cause is still being looked into.
According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Reyes Felipe Lopez-Lopez, then 24 years old, was detained close to Alvord on July 8 when the Honda Odyssey van he was driving crashed into a ditch at the intersection of 210th Street and Elmwood Avenue northeast of Alvord.
A passenger was discovered by the attending deputy, but Lopez Lopez, the driver, had ducked into some weeds and had not been seen for almost 45 minutes.
According to that event report, Lopez-Lopez later acknowledged that he was the driver.