Name released in Yankton Co. fatal head-on crash

A 45-year-old man died Saturday evening in a two-vehicle crash in Yankton County.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports that a van driven by 45-year-old Michael J. Myers of Sioux Falls was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of SD Highway 50 near Gayville. The van collided head-on with an SUV being driven by a Nebraska woman.

Myers received fatal injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The woman was wearing a seatbelt and received serious, life-threatening injuries and was flown by helicopter to a Sioux Falls hospital. A passenger in the SUV was transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. She was also wearing a seatbelt.


February 22, 2024