Teen killed in Meade County collision

One person died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near Summerset in Meade County.

Names have not yet been released.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports a semi had been parked on the shoulder of westbound I-90 The 54-year-old male driver of the semi had merged back into the driving lanes and was traveling about 50-miles an hour when the semi-trailer was struck by a small SUV. That vehicle became lodged underneath the trailer.

The semi driver brought his vehicle to a stop on the westbound shoulder.

The 16-year-old driver of the SUV sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

A 17-year-old passenger in the SUV sustained life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a Rapid City hospital.


July 17, 2023