Authorities identify woman killed in crash in northeast South Dakota

Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 3:24 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Officials say a Mina woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Brown County.

Fifty-seven-year-old Paula Kleinsasser died in Friday morning’s crash, according to the Department of Public Safety.

The crash happened Friday morning near Columbia. Troopers say Kleinsasser was driving a minivan when she failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by a semi-truck.

Kleinsasser was pronounced dead at the scene. The diver of the semi was hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say both drivers were wearing seat belts. No one else was involved in the crash.

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