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One person killed in two vehicle crash near Humbolt

One person died and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Humboldt.


The names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members.


A 2018 Honda Accord was northbound on South Dakota Highway 19 and was the third vehicle behind a South Dakota Department of Transportation snowplow. The driver of the Honda Accord traveled into the southbound lane in an attempt to pass the two vehicles and the snowplow. It collided with a southbound 2011 Chevy Silverado K3500 pickup.


Pronounced dead at the scene was the 45-year-old male driver of the Honda Accord. He was wearing a seatbelt.


The 60-year-old pickup driver received serious non-life threatening injuries. He was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. He was not wearing a seatbelt.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.


The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.