Nunda woman injured in Lake County crash Monday

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash just north of Madison on Monday night.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol said the crash happened two miles north of Madison on Highway 81, near 230th Street, at around 6:20 Monday night.

80-year-old Kathleen Dragseth of Nunda was driving a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the southbound lane and ran into the rear tire of a tractor.  The Case 525 tractor was driven by 60-year-old Ricky Jung of Madison.  The Highway Patrol reported that the Jeep ran into the tractor’s rear tire and tipped over, and Dragseth had to be extricated from the vehicle.  She was transported by ambulance to Madison Regional Health for treatment of her injuries. Jung was not injured in the crash.  The Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation and charges are pending. 

Along with the Highway Patrol, other local emergency responders who responded to the accident were the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Madison Police Department, Madison Ambulance, Wentworth Rescue, and the Madison Fire Department. 



November 22, 2022