One person killed in a vehicle and snowmobile accident

Published: Dec. 17, 2022 at 9:06 PM CST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - One person was killed in an SUV and snowmobile accident near Hartford Saturday evening.

The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office was called out to the area of South Dakota Highway 38 and 462nd Avenue around 6:30 pm. Life-saving measures were performed by first responders for the driver of the snowmobile. However, the driver of the snowmobile, a 42-year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The occupants of the SUV were uninjured. Avera Careflight helicopter was also dispatched to the scene.

The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Hartford Fire Department, Humboldt Ambulance, Emergency Management, and Avera CareFlight.

The crash is still under investigation by the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office.