Authorities have identified the man who died following an ATV crash near Worthington.
The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was 76-year old David Thier of Worthington.
They say Thier was driving an ATV southbound on Wieferich Road on Thursday around 3:30 pm when he failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic at East Worthington Road. His ATV pulled out in front of a minivan heading west on East Worthington Road. The minivan’s driver, 37-year old Nohemi Vega of Worthington, tried braking and swerving, but hit Thier’s ATV.
Thier was transported to Mercy Hospital in Dyersville with life-threatening injuries. He later died.
Vega suffered bruising and pain, but refused medical treatment.
She was cited for not having a valid driver’s license and failing to provide proof of insurance.