LINCOLN COUNTY, S.D. (KELO) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left one person dead Friday morning.
Officials say the crash happened on 276th Street about four miles southeast of Tea at 10:52 a.m. Preliminary crash information shows the 71-year-old female driver of a 2006 Dodge Durango headed westbound lost control due to snow and ice.
The vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a 2014 Peterbilt semi-truck trailer driving eastbound.
The female driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene. Her seatbelt use is under investigation. The 32-year-old male driver of the semi was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.
Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.