Authorities release names of 3 killed in crash near Sturgis


STURGIS (AP) – South Dakota authorities have released the names of three men who died in a crash near Sturgis earlier this week.

The three men died when the Maserati Ghibli they were in rear-ended a semi-truck on Interstate 90 on Tuesday.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety identified the men as 21-year-old Jaden Olson of Rapid City, who was driving, 55-year-old Titus Ironshield of Rapid City and 22-year-old Thomas Jackson of Spearfish. All three were wearing seat belts.

The driver and passenger of the semi were not injured. The Highway Patrol is still investigating.

The Rapid City Journal reports that Jackson was the son of Tom Jackson, who served as president of Black Hills State University from 2014 through 2019, when he became president of Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.

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