One person died Wednesday evening in a two-vehicle crash east of Letcher, S.D.
The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2019 Hyundai Sonata was driving westbound on 241st St. A 2005 Peterbilt semi-truck pulling a flatbed trailer was driving eastbound on 241st St. The Sonata crossed the center line and collided with the semi-truck.
The 46-year-old male driver of the Hyundai Sonata died at the scene of the crash. He was wearing a seatbelt.
The 19-year-old driver of the semi-truck sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
South Dakota’s 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.