• October 30, 2023

Kevin Zemlicka killed in Truck Accident near South Shore, SD

Codington County, SD — October 24, 2023, Kevin Zemlicka was killed in a truck accident just before 9:30 in the morning along 462nd Avenue.

According to reports, Kevin Zemlicka was heading northbound in an 18-wheeler hauling a load of grain on 462nd Avenue—a gravel road—near 162nd Street when the accident happened.

Kevin Zemlicka killed in Truck Accident near South Shore, SD

A 20-year-old in a pickup truck towing an enclosed trailer was traveling southbound on the same road when, for unknown reasons, the 18-wheeler collided with the driver's side of the pickup. The 18-wheeler halted in the road, while the pickup temporarily ran off the road and into a ditch before returning to the road and coming to a stop.

60-year-old Zemlicka died as a result of injuries incurred during the accident. No other injuries were reported in connection with the incident. The accident is still under investigation; no further details are available at this point in time.

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