One person died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash seven miles southwest of South Shore in Codington County.
Names have not yet been released.
According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a semi pulling a loaded grain trailer was driving northbound while a pickup pulling an enclosed trailer was driving southbound on a rural road.
The semi was driving in the middle of the road. The front driver’s side of the semi struck the driver’s side of the pickup. The semi came to a stop on the road. The trailer came loose from the pickup which went into the ditch and then back onto the road.
The 60-year-old man driving the semi sustained fatal injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
The 20-year-old man driving the pickup was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt.
October 25, 2023