Watertown Man, Mike Boyd Dies in Fatal Car Crash
A 34 year old Watertown man died in a two-vehicle crash 16 miles south of Watertown on Interstate 29 Thursday.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Michael Boyd was driving a 2002 Nissan Sentra southbound when his vehicle veered from the roadway, traveled into the center median and then entered the northbound driving lanes, where it collided with a 2002 Volvo semi-truck driven by 67 year old Dennis Korthals, of Alton, Iowa.
Boyd sustained fatal injuries from the crash. Korthals received minor injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Deuel County Sheriffâ€™s Dept. and Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. assisted.