Two killed, two injured in Bon Homme County crash

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SCOTLAND, S.D. (KELO) — Two people are dead and one is seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash south of Scotland Friday morning just before 9 a.m.

An official with the South Dakota Department of Public Safety says an adult and a child were killed, and another person suffered serious, life-threatening injuries

According to the department, a car was heading west at the intersection of S.D. Highway 46 and 25 when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. The vehicle collided with a southbound pickup that didn’t have a stop sign.

The car rolled, ejecting a 10-year-old girl who was sitting in the backseat. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The front seat passenger, a 64-year-old male, also died. Neither passenger was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver, a 72-year-old man, received life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the pickup was a 26-year-old man. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported to the Scotland hospital.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating this crash. Charges are pending against both of the drivers.

This is a developing story. Stay with KELOLAND News for the latest details.

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