Fatal Crash

One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Sunday night east of Clark. Names of the three people involved in the crash are not being released pending notification of family members.  

A 2016 International TR Semi Truck and Trailer was making a left turn onto U.S. Highway 212 from 428th Avenue to go east. A 2007 Town and Country Chrysler van, which was westbound on U.S. Highway 212, collided with the semi truck.

The 47-year-old female driver of the van had to be extricated and later died of her injuries at the Watertown hospital. 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.

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