One person & 10 cattle dead following two vehicle crash near Selby

SELBY, S.D.(DRGNews)- One person died Thursday in a two vehicle crash 10 miles southeast of Selby.

The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates a 2007 Peterbilt, hauling a loaded cattle trailer, was traveling southbound on US 83 near MM 199. A Ford F-250 was traveling northbound on US 83. The vehicles collided head on. The Ford left the roadway and came to rest in the ditch. The Peterbilt rolled onto the driver’s side before coming to a stop.

The 56-year-old male driver of the 2018 Ford F-250 sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Seatbelt use is under investigation.

The 30-year-old male driver of the 2007 Peterbilt did not sustain injury. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Approximately 10 head of cattle died in the incident. All surviving cattle were captured and removed.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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