October 1, 2014
A 13-year-old western Iowa girl was injured Sunday afternoon after falling from an all-terrain vehicle on a public wildlife area. It happened southwest of Sergeant Bluff.
Jayden Vanwyk of Sergeant Bluff was a passenger on an ATV being operated by her brother. She fell off, breaking her leg. The incident occurred on the Weedland Access Area shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Both of the riders were wearing helmets at the time of the mishap.
Jayden was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City. The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.