Names released in two vehicle crash near Florence that killed two people

FLORENCE, S.D.: Two people died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Florence, SD. The victims are 49-year-old Andy York of Watertown & 82-year-old Kathryn Asfeld of Florence.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2005 GMC Yukon driven by York was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 20 when it crossed the center line and entered the westbound lane, colliding with the 2012 GMC Acadia driven by Asfeld.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

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