LE MARS, Iowa | A teenager died due to a car crash involving a semi truck on Highway 75 north of Le Mars Sunday afternoon.
The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office reported a 16-year-old driving a 1992 Honda Accord was headed northbound on the highway at 3:47 p.m.
For unknown reasons, the Honda swerved into the southbound lane just south of 130th Street and Highway 75 and collided with a 2011 Peterbilt semi-trailer truck.
The driver of the Honda was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, and pronounced dead.
The driver of the semi-truck was identified as Jon Edwards of Sibley, Iowa. Edwards, 43, was taken to Floyd Valley Hospital with minor injuries.
The name of the teen has not been released pending notification of the family.
The accident is under investigation with support of the Iowa State Patrol.