• May 31, 2017

Five Killed in Truck Accident on Highway 44 near Wanblee, SD

Wanblee, SD -- A crash between what seems to be a passenger vehicle and a semi-truck claimed the lives of five people in Wanblee, SD Saturday, May 27, 2017.

According to the report, the incident happened on Highway 44 around 10 p.m.

Officials described the incident as a head-on collision. It appears the semi collided with a passenger vehicle between Interior and Wanblee. Five people in the passenger vehicle, including a pregnant woman, were killed in the collision. One survivor, a toddler strapped into a car seat, was taken by air to a nearby hospital. The baby's condition remains unknown.

The cause of the incident and identities of those involved remain undisclosed.

The investigation is ongoing.

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