WALWORTH COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) — Authorities are investigating a crash that left one person dead in Walworth County on Thursday afternoon.
The Department of Public Safety says a 2007 Peterbilt hauling a loaded cattle trailer was traveling southbound on US 83 near mile marker 199 and a Ford F-250 was traveling northbound on US 83.
The vehicles collided head-on. The Ford left the roadway and into the ditch. The Peterbilt rolled onto the driver’s side before coming to a stop.
The driver of the Ford, a 56-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Peterbilt was not injured.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.