Dell Rapids Fatal Crash

One person died in a two-vehicle crash three miles north of Dell Rapids on Friday. 

According to the Department of Public Safety, a Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer was traveling southbound on 474th Avenue and 242nd Street. At the same time, a Ford F-150 pickup was traveling northbound in the same location. The pickup crossed the centerline into the southbound lane and was struck by the semi. Both vehicles became engulfed in flames. The 47-year-old male driver of the semi was able to exit the truck. The driver of the pickup was not able to exit the vehicle, and sustained fatal injuries.

 The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.