Rock Rapids teen crashes into Hull house

Eighteen-year-old Kaytana Heimark of Rock Rapids was flown to a Sioux Falls, SD, hospital after she was injured in a Hull car-house crash early Wednesday morning, Aug. 7. Alcohol may have been a factor.

HULL—An 18-year-old Rock Rapids girl was flown to a Sioux Falls, SD, hospital after she was injured in a Hull car-house crash early Wednesday morning, Aug. 7.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, Kaytana Lezle Heimark was driving a 2004 Honda Accord west on Seventh Street when she failed to stop for a stop sign at Linden Street, drove over a curb, crossed a lawn and struck a residence at 1703 Linden St. at about 3:20 a.m.

Heimark was transported by the Hull Ambulance to Sioux Center Health. She was later flown by helicopter to Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls for further treatment of her injuries.

The homeowner was inside the residence at the time of the incident and was not injured.

The car sustained about $6,000 in damage. The residence sustained approximately $30,000 in damage.

According to the sheriff’s office, alcohol is thought to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hull Fire Department, Hull Ambulance and Rock Valley Police Department.