ARLINGTON, S.D. (KELO.com) — The Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle accident west of Arlington.
A pickup crossed the center line on U.S. 14 and hit a van head-on.
The van driver, a man, died at the scene. The pickup truck driver, a teen, was not hurt.
There are pending charges against the pickup driver.
Authorities have not released the names of the people involved.
Below is the news release from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
What: Two-vehicle crash
Where: U.S. Highway 14, mile marker 394
Five miles west of Arlington, S.D.
When: 3:26 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2019
Driver No 1: Male, 29, Fatal Injuries
Vehicle: 2016 Chevrolet Express Van
Driver No. 2: Male, 15, No Injuries
Vehicle: 2017 Ford F-350 Pickup
ARLINGTON, S.D. – One person died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred west of Arlington.
Names of the deceased and the other person involved are not being released at this time pending notification of family members.
A 2017 Ford F-350 pickup was westbound on U.S. Highway 14 when the vehicle crossed the center line and hit head-on an eastbound 2016 Chevrolet Express Van.
The 29-year-old male driver of the van was pronounced dead at the scene. The 15-year-old male driver of the pickup was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
Charges are pending against the pickup driver.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.
The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.