GETTYSBURG, S.D. (KELO) — A 35-year-old man is dead following a crash in Potter County.
It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday night along U.S. Highway 212 near mile marker 209, 16 miles west of Gettysburg.
The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the man was a passenger in a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo that was part of the two-vehicle crash.
Authorities say a 24-year-old woman was driving the car when she lost control entering a right-turning curve. The car cross the centerline and collided with an eastbound 2013 Ford F350 pickup driven by a 19-year-old man.
Names of the three persons involved are not being released pending notification of family members.
The 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. The 24-year-old woman was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital with life-threatening injuries. Neither one was wearing a seat belt.
The pickup driver was not hurt; he was wearing a seat belt.
Charges are pending against both drivers.