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4 vehicle crash north of Beresford leaves one person dead

4 vehicle crash north of Beresford leaves one person dead


WE HAVE NEW DETAILS TONIGHT ON DEADLY CRASH ON INTERSTATE-29 NEAR BERESFORD. SOUTH DAKOTA’S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY SAYS AROUND 6-30 THIS MORNING A SOUTHBOUND SEMI LOST A TIRE CAUSING A CHAIN REACTION OF CRASHES. THE TIRE LANDED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE INTERSTATE WHERE IT WAS HIT BY A PICKUP. THAT DRIVER LOST CONTROL, CROSSING THE INTERSTATE AND COLLIDING WITH A SOUTHBOUND VAN BEFORE ROLLING INTO THE DITCH. AUTHORITIES SAY THE VAN ALSO ROLLED, AND ITS 29-YEAR-OLD DRIVER, WHO WAS NOT WEARING A SEATBELT, WAS THROWN FROM THE VAN AND DIED AT THE SCENE. ANOTHER PICKUP ALSO CRASHED WHEN THE DRIVER SWERVED TO MISS THE VAN. A PASSENGER IN THE VAN IS BEING TREATED FOR SERIOUS INJURIES. BOTH NORTHBOUND LANES WERE CLOSED FOR ALMOST THREE HOURS AND SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC WAS REDUCED TO ONE LANE. A SECOND PERSON IS NOW WANTED IN CONNECTION TO

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