Horton woman injured in Brown Co wreck

(KNZA)--A Tuesday morning two-vehicle Brown County wreck sent a Horton woman to the hospital.

Brown County Sheriff John Merchant said the wreck was reported shortly after 7:45 on U.S. 73 Highway at K-20.

Upon investigation, Merchant said deputies determined a pickup truck driven by Tara Speer, of Horton, was turning north on K-20 from U.S. 73 and was struck from behind by a car driven by Sirena Wahquahbashkuk, of Horton.

Both vehicles were totaled.

Wahquahbashkuk was transported by ambulance to Amberwell Health in Hiawatha with non-life threatening injuries.

Merchant said both drivers were wearing seatbelts with the wreck occurred.

Iowa Tribal Police assisted.

Merchant also credits the response time of Everest First Responders, who he says were immediately on the scene of the wreck.

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