BERESFORD, S.D. (KELO) — One person was killed and another injured in a tractor/car crash that happened Friday afternoon at about 1:30 p.m.
A 2023 John Deere tractor pulling a silage trailer was eastbound on 288th Street, nine miles north of Beresford. The tractor entered the intersection of 472nd Ave and collided with a 2008 Buick Lacrosse. The Lacrosse came to rest east of the intersection and caught fire.
The John Deere tractor-trailer rolled just east of the intersection and separated from the trailer. The driver of the tractor was ejected during the rollover.
The 74-year-old male driver of the Buick Lacrosse sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
The 26-year-old male driver of the John Deere tractor was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
The names of those involved have not been released pending notification of family.
288th Street is controlled by a stop sign at this intersection. SDHP is investigating the crash.