Two killed in two-vehicle crash near Wall Lake

WALL LAKE, S.D. (Press Release) – Two people died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Wall Lake.

Names of the two people involved are not yet being released pending notification of family members.

A 2016 Dodge Ram pickup, pulling a flatbed trailer with a small tractor on it, was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 42 when it had a front-end collision with a westbound 2008 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup.  Each vehicle started on fire.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. A 59-year-old male was driving the Dodge Ram pickup while a 24-year-old male was driving the GMC Sierra pickup. Seat belt use by both drivers is under investigation.

South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.

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