PARMALEE, S.D. (KELO) — A Norris, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday, September 19th in a two-semi crash five miles north of Parmelee.
On Tuesday, September 19th, a Freightliner FLD120 semi was traveling west on 277th Street near the intersection of SD Highway 63. The Freightliner stopped at the intersection before turning south on Hwy. 63. A Peterbilt Conventional semi with trailer was traveling north on HWY 63 and struck the Freightliner’s trailer causing it and the semi to roll.
51-year-old Peter Ferguson, driver of the Peterbilt, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
The 82-year-old male driver of the Freightliner was not injured. He was wearing a seatbelt.
SDHP is investigating the crash. The names of the men involved have not been released pending notification of the family.