Mound City man identified in fatal accident west of Faulkton

FAULKTON, S.D. (Press Release) – A Mound City, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that happened west of Faulkton.

A 2001 Cadillac Seville was westbound on U.S. Highway 212 when the vehicle crossed the center line and struck head-on an eastbound 2016 Chevrolet Traverse.

Tilmer LeVern Larson, 85, was the driver of the Cadillac Seville. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

Amber Whitney, 42, was the driver of the Chevrolet Traverse.  She received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to the Faulkton hospital. The three male juvenile passengers, ages 14. 10 and eight, were not injured. All four occupants, who are from Omaha, NE, were wearing seatbelts.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.