Sanborn County, SD (June 3, 2023) – On Wednesday, May 31, emergency officials across Sanborn County responded to the scene of a major accident that claimed one person’s life.
According to reports provided by the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a 2019 Hyundai Sonata was traveling west on 241st Street. At the same time, a 2005 Peterbilt semi-truck was pulling a flatbed trailer on the eastbound side of the road. For reasons unknown, the two vehicles collided.
The driver of the Hyundai, a 46-year-old, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The driver, a 19-year-old, was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this crash.
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