One Dead in Two-Vehicle Accident

One person died Wednesday afternoon 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.

The 66-year-old male driver of the lawnmower was pronounced dead at the scene. The 37-year-old driver of the Yukon was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured.

 Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.

The South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.