Egan, SD man killed in Thursday crash


An Egan man is killed in a two-vehicle crash about five miles southeast of Flandreau.

The Highway Patrol says it happened about 5:20 Thursday morning.  A car
driven by 62-year-old Nicholas Michael Otto of Egan was eastbound on Highway 34.
Otto’s vehicle lost traction and slid into the westbound lane where it collided with a
westbound car driven by 24-year-old Kyle James Vanderpoel of Pipestone, Minnesota.
Otto sustained fatal injuries in the crash. Vanderpoel received minor injuries. 

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. 


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