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Sioux County man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

Published: May. 13, 2022 at 12:48 PM CDT
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HULL, Iowa (KTIV) - A Sioux County man has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide after striking a woman on her bicycle in September 2021.

Seth De Jong, 27, entered the plea on Monday, May 9 in Sioux County.

Court documents say De Jong was driving an SUV near Hull around 6 p.m. on Sept. 3, 2021, when he struck 69-year-old Lorna Moss of Sioux Center. Moss was riding a bicycle at the time of the crash and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Investigators determined De Jong had been drinking prior to the crash.

De Jong’s sentencing is scheduled for July 18.

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