PLYMOUTH COUNTY, Iowa — An 11-year-old Iowa boy was killed on the morning on Saturday, Oct. 7, when his dirt bike crashed into a semi.
According to police, Jace Terreault of Sioux City veered into a main roadway near Le Mars after riding on private property.
That’s when the truck stuck and killed him, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office reported.
The semi driver, 45-year-old Jason Combs of Akron, Iowa, was not injured.
The crash is still under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.
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