UPDATE: 30-year-old man dies in fatal crash on I-29

Published: Dec. 31, 2019 at 7:54 AM CST
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One person died and one other was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 early Tuesday morning just north of Sioux Falls.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol said a 2007 GMC Envoy was northbound on I-29 when it ran off the road to the left, into the median and into the southbound traffic. The vehicle was then struck by a 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup. Both vehicles went off the road and came to rest in the west ditch.

Authorities said the 30-year-old male driver of the Envoy was pronounced dead at the scene. The 30-year-old male driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries but refused medical treatment. Both drivers were wearing seat belts

Authorities say the names of the two men are not being released, pending notification of family.

Highway patrol continues to investigate the crash.


According to Tony Mangan with South Dakota's Department of Public Safety, one person died and another person was injured in a crash on I-29.

It happened just north of the Renner exit in the southbound lanes Tuesday morning.

Mangan said two vehicles were involved in the deadly crash.

It's unknown at this point what exactly happened, but according to SafeTravelUSA.com, I-29 is reporting scattered ice and slippery spots in that area on the interstate.

Mangan is reminding people to slow down, not use cruise control and wear a seat belt while driving.

Stick with KSFY News as this story develops.