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June 24, 2010 03:34 PM

93-Year-Old Woman Killed In Crash

Woonsocket, SD

This story was updated to correct the first name and age of the person driving the van.

A 93-year-old Huron woman has died in a three-vehicle crash east of Woonsocket, in Sanborn County.


The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Rosemary Swenson was a passenger in a van that turned in front of a semi and was struck, then spun and hit a third vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene of Wednesday afternoon's crash.

The patrol says Swenson's driver, 85-year-old Oleta Linke of Woonsocket, suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries. The drivers of the semi and the third vehicle were not hurt, but a passenger suffered minor injuries.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
This story was updated to correct the first name and age of the person driving the van.

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