One dies in crash near Arlington


ARLINGTON – One man died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash three miles south of Arlington.

Two others were injured. Names of the three men involved are not being released pending notification of family members.

A 2005 Pontiac G6 was northbound on U.S. Highway 81 approaching the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 at 9:03 p.m.

The vehicle did not stop at the intersection’s stop sign and collided with a 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup which was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14.

The 39-year-old driver of the Pontiac G6 was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Both the driver and passenger of the pickup, ages 66 and 53, sustained minor injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office, Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Arlington Fire Department, Arlington Ambulance and Brookings Ambulance.


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