FLANDREAU, SD -
Authorities have identified a Nebraska woman and a 9-year-old girl who died after the car in which they were riding hit a bridge guardrail on Interstate 29 north of Flandreau.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports that 30-year-old Nyapan W. Nyuon and 9-year-old Nyagan Athena Lia, both of Omaha, Nebraska, were killed when the northbound car hit the bridge guard rail, spun and landed on the shoulder of the road that ran below the bridge just after 7 a.m. Sunday.
The women were thrown from the car. A 23-year-old woman who was also in the car suffered serious injuries. The patrol says none of them were wearing seat belts.
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