UPDATE: 17-year-old killed in Turner County crash identified

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HURLEY, S.D. (KELO) — The Department of Public Safety on Monday identified the teenager killed in a two-vehicle crash in Hurley County Friday afternooon.

Mason Robertson, 17, of Harrisburg was killed the crash. He was driving a 2002 Ford Taurus.

Kara Ulmer, 21, of Tea, the driver of the second vehicle, a 2020 Hyundai, sustained minor injuries.

According to the DPS, the crash happened at 3:36 p.m. at the intersection of S.D. Highway 19 and 280th Street. Authorities said a car driven by a Ulmer was southbound on Highway 19 when it collided with a car driven by Robertson, which failed to stop at the intersection. 

Robertson was pronounced dead at the scene. His seat belt use is under investigation. 

Ulmer was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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