One person dead following two vehicle crash west of Langford

LANGFORD, S.D.- One person died Friday afternoon in a two vehicle crash five miles Northeast of Langford.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates the 21-year-old female was operating a field sprayer when the boom of the sprayer came in contact with a parked semi-truck and trailer parked on 420th Avenue (minimum maintenance road) near 119th Street.

The 45-year-old male was standing next to the trailer of the semi.

The sprayer boom of Vehicle No. 1 struck the parked semi-trailer and then struck the 45-year-old male.

The 45-year-old male was pronounced deceased while enroute to the hospital.

The 21 year old female was not injured.

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.