One dead after head-on crash near Tea

Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 11:38 AM CDT
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TEA, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on crash that happened on Friday morning near Tea that left one person dead.

According to authorities, around 10:50 a.m. on Friday, a 2006 Dodge Durango was travelling westbound on 276th Street when the driver lost control due to snow and ice. The driver crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2014 Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer that was travelling eastbound.

The 71-year-old female driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 32-year-old male driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

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