One person is dead following a car accident on the city’s west side early Monday morning.
Sioux City police say the car was traveling at a high rate of speed in the 1500 block of West 2nd Street around 1:40am when it struck a parked van.
A front seat passenger in the car was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second passenger in the back seat of the car was transported to Mercy Medical Center with minor injuries.
The driver of the car fled the scene on foot after the accident, but has been located by police.
The names and ages of the driver and passengers have not been released at this time.