Two killed in vehicle collision near Watertown

Published: Aug. 20, 2017 at 2:35 PM CDT
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Two people died early Sunday morning after a collision south of Watertown.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a car crossed the center line on Highway 81 and collided with another vehicle around four Sunday morning.

The 16-year-old female driver of the car and the 64-year-old male driver of the other vehicle were both pronounced dead at scene.

Their identities are not being released until all of their families have been notified.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Hamlin County Sheriff’s Office, Codington County Sheriff’s Office, Hayti Fire Department, Castlewood Fire Department and Watertown Fire Department.