UPDATE: Authorities respond to crash in Hartford; Student airlifted to hospital

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HARTFORD, S.D. (KELO) — Minnehaha County deputies and the South Dakota Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Highway 38 in Hartford Monday morning.

Captain Michael Walsh with the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office says troopers ended a pursuit of a vehicle as it entered Hartford. The driver continued on and hit a minivan near the West Central High School.

Walsh says the driver of the minivan was a West Central student; she was airlifted to the hospital and was said to be conscious and breathing.

The suspect was taken for medical care by ambulance. That driver is facing multiple traffic violations.

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