Canova Man Identified in Two-Vehicle Crash

A Canova man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday, May 17th  in a two-vehicle crash north of Epiphany.

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2015 GMC Yukon XL was southbound on S.D. Highway 25. A Dixon zero-turn lawnmower was also southbound on Highway 25 in the lane of travel. The Yukon rear-ended the lawnmower in the lane of travel.

Lenny Joe Zens, 66, of Canova, S.D. was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kendra Ranae Newbold, the 37-year-old driver of the Yukon, was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.