CLARK, S.D. – A 47-year-old woman died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Sunday night, July 5, east of Clark.
According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a 2016 International TR semi-trailer was making a left turn onto U.S. Highway 212 from 428th Avenue to go east about six miles east of Clark. A 2007 Town and Country Chrysler van, which was westbound on U.S. Highway 212, collided with the semi-trailer.
The 47-year-old female driver of the van had to be extricated and later died of her injuries at the Watertown hospital, the patrol’s report said. She was wearing a seat belt.
A 15-year-old male passenger was taken to the Watertown hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt. The 24-year-old female driver of the semi truck was not injured. She was wearing a seat belt.
Names of the three people involved in the crash are not being released pending notification of family members, the patrol said. Clark is about 30 miles west of Watertown, S.D.