One person dead after two vehicle crash in Roberts County

NEW EFFINGTON, S.D.(Press Release)- One person died Wednesday evening in a two-vehicle crash southeast of New Effington, S.D.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a Harley Davidson golf cart was driving westbound near mile marker 233 on S.D. Highway 127. A 2010 Ford F150 pickup was driving eastbound near mile marker 233 on S.D. Highway 127. The golf cart crossed the center line and collided with the F150 pickup.

The 19-year-old female driver of the golf cart died at the scene of the crash. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

The 70-year-old male driver of the F150 pickup and his 69-year-old female passenger were not injured. They were both 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.