South Dakota authorities investigating fatal two-vehicle crash in Beadle County

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WOLSEY, S.D. (KELO) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that happened Sunday afternoon.

According to authorities, a car was heading south on Highway 281 when it collided with a northbound pickup that was driving in the wrong lane.

A 77-year-old driver of the pickup was taken to a nearby hospital where he died. Officials say he was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the southbound car received minor injuries. They were wearing a seat belt.

Authorities had that area of Highway 281 shut down for five hours following the crash.

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