Three people die in crash near Parkston

Three people died and two others were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Parkston.

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

A 2010 Toyota Camry was southbound on South Dakota Highway 37 when the driver lost control due to the ice and snow on the roadway. The vehicle collided with a northbound 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup.

All three male passengers of the Toyota, ages 23, 25, and 26, were pronounced dead at the scene. The 22-year-old male driver sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to the Mitchell hospital. The two front-seat occupants were wearing seatbelts.. Charges are pending against the driver.

The 28-year-old male driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.


December 15, 2022