One person dead following two-vehicle crash south of Sisseton

ROBERTS COUNTY, S.D.(Press Release)– One person has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash Saturday, 15 miles south of Sisseton, S.D.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling northbound on Whipple Road.  A 2012 John Deere Gator was traveling north on Whipple road and turned on their blinker to turn left into an approach.  The Equinox went to pass the Gator and the front passenger side of the Equinox struck the front driver side of the Gator as it was turning.

The 31-year-old male driver of the Chevrolet Equinox received minor injuries.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The 37-year-old female driver of the Gator was taken to Coteau des Prairies hospital.  She passed away due to injuries from the crash on Sunday evening.

She was not wearing a seatbelt.

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.