One person died Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Wallace.

Names of the two people involved have not yet been released.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, an SUV was westbound on South Dakota Highway 20 when the vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound semi-tractor and trailer.

The 32-year-old female driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The 33-year-old man driving the semi was not injured.

That section of Highway 20 was closed to traffic for about five hours.


October 19, 2022