A 19-year-old Fort Pierre, SD man has been identified as the person who died Friday afternoon in a two vehicle crash in Hughes County.
Preliminary crash information indicates a 2023 Chevy 2500 and a Jeep collided head-on at SD 1804 near mile marker 260, 11 miles north of Pierre, SD. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
The driver of the Jeep, Hayden Joe Schmautz of Fort Pierre, SD, sustained fatal injuries. Seatbelt use is under investigation.
The driver of the 2023 Chevy 2500, Adan Ignacio Garcia of Raton, NMsustained serious, non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. He was wearing a seatbelt.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.
The Highway Patrol is an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.