On 10/12/2021 at approximately 5:44pm, the Watertown Police Department
and Watertown Fire Rescue responded to the intersection of 5th Street NE and 1st Avenue NE for a traffic crash.
A 2010 Dodge Nitro driven by Landyce Danley, of Waubay, SD, was travelling westbound on 1st Avenue NE.
That vehicle failed to stop at the westbound red light and entered the intersection, where a collision occurred with a 2014 GMC Sierra that was travelling northbound on 5th Street NE. The northbound traffic light was green at the time of the crash. The GMC Sierra was driven by a 35 year old male from Watertown, SD.
Both vehicles sustained disabling damage from the crash and were towed from the scene. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and neither driver sustained any injuries from the crash.
Landyce Danley was cited for Failure to Obey Traffic Signal (SDCL 32-28-10) and Driving Without a Valid License (SDCL 32-12-22).