Accident

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is continuing their investigation into a one vehicle rollover crash that occurred shortly after 8am Friday Morning.  The crash happened on I-29 about five miles south of Watertown at mile marker 172. 

Tony Mangen of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, tells KXLG news that a 2001 Ford F-150 Driven by Leslie Kruse, 68 of Watertown was travelling southbound on a frost covered road when he lost control going up a hill. The vehicle entered the right ditch and rolled. 

Kruse was not injured, but was transported by ambulance to Prairie Lakes Healthcare in Watertown.  A 36 year-old male passenger received minor injuries.  He was also transported to Prairie Lakes Healthcare by paramedics. 

Mangen says charges are pending against the driver of the vehicle.