2 people die in crash on Interstate 29 in SE South Dakota
BERESFORD, S.D. (AP) — Two people have died in a crash on Interstate 29 north of Beresford in southeastern South Dakota.
The Department of Public Safety says a pickup truck was northbound just before 12:30 p.m. Thursday on I-29 when the driver lost control. The truck left the roadway, rolled through the median and across the southbound lanes, landing on top of an SUV.
The 79-year-old man driving the SUV died at the scene. The 78-year-old female passenger was pronounced dead at a Sioux Falls hospital.
The department says charges are pending against the 38-year-old man who drove the pickup. He was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Names of the dead have not been released pending notification of family members.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating.