One person dead following two vehicle crash south of Frederick

FREDERICK, S.D.(Press Release)- One person died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash south of Frederick, S.D.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2008 Ford F250 pickup was traveling south on U.S. Highway 281. A 2015 Buick Lacrosse was northbound on U.S. Highway 281. As the Buick Lacrosse attempted to make a left turn onto S.D. Highway 10, it turned in front of the Ford F250 pickup. The Buick Lacrosse and Ford F250 pickup collided head-on and came to rest in the southwest ditch of the intersection.

The 85-year-old male driver of the Buick Lacrosse died from injuries he sustained in the crash.

The 40-year-old male driver of the Ford F250 pickup suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries.

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.