SIOUX CITY (KTIV) — Authorities have identified the two teenagers killed during a traffic accident Sunday night in Sioux City.
The Sioux City Police Department says 19-year-old Jordan C. Lines and 18-year-old Rebecca L. Cedeno, both of Sioux City, died in an accident on Jan. 19, at 3rd and Lewis Blvd.
Preliminary investigations indicate the car Lines was operating failed to stop for a red light and entered the intersection.
Sioux City Police are awaiting results from a medical examination before it can determine if drugs or alcohol were factors in this incident.
Authorities say they responded to the two-vehicle crash just after 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
They say a northbound semi tractor-trailer struck the vehicle carrying Lines and Cedeno.
A preliminary investigation shows that the northbound semi struck the eastbound vehicle in the intersection.
Police say both Lines and Cedeno were found deceased when emergency personnel arrived on the scene. The driver of the semi tractor-trailer was uninjured in the collision.
The name of the driver of the semi is not being released.
The investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.