Two people dead following two vehicle crash east of Florence

FLORENCE, S.D.(Press Release)- Two people died Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Florence, SD.

Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2005 GMC Yukon was eastbound on South Dakota Highway 20 when it crossed the center line and entered the westbound lane, colliding with the 2012 GMC Acadia.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Both drivers were 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.