Investigation Continues into Fatal Crash

Watertown Police are continuing their investigation into this two vehicle crash that claimed the life of a woman Thursday night at the intersection of 35th Street Circle and East Highway 212. 

UPDATE -  The Watertown Police Department reports that Roberta Anderson, Age 59 of Marvin, South Dakota was killed in this crash.

On Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at approximately 7:51pm, the Watertown Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles in the 3500 block of 9th Avenue SE. A gray Mercury Mountaineer driven by Antonio Otero, age 33 of Lakeville, MN was traveling westbound on 9th Avenue SE.  A Blue Ford Explorer driven by Roberta Anderson, age 59 of Marvin, SD was crossing from 35th Street Circle when the two vehicles collided.  The driver of the Mountaineer, Otero and a passenger were transported to Prairie Lakes Hospital in Watertown with serious non-life threatening injuries. 

Roberta Anderson sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead on-scene. 

Charges are pending and the accident remains under investigation by the Watertown Police Department.