One person died and another person was injured at about 10:30 Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle crash southeast of Tea.
Names of the two people involved have not yet been released.
According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a pickup was northbound on Interstate 29 when the driver lost control while merging into the left lane.The vehicle entered the median and rolled.
The 49-year-old female driver was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. A 52-year-old male passenger sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital.
Road conditions are believed to have been a factor in the crash. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.
January 26, 2023