ELKTON, S.D. (KELO) — A 69-year-old man is dead after being hit with a semi truck hauling gravel on Monday afternoon near Elkton.
The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the 69-year-old man was in a pickup truck heading west on Highway 13 when it made a U-turn. The truck crossed the centerline into the west lane and collided with the semi.
The man in the pickup truck was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi truck was also a 69-year-old man, who was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt.
The names of the people involved won’t be released until notification of family members.
The crash is under investigation.