RAPID CITY, S.D. – One person died early Sunday morning in a two vehicle crash in Rapid City.
The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.
Preliminary crash information indicates a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling southbound on Haines Avenue toward Patton Street. The Volkswagen Jetta was traveling at a high rate of speed with its headlights off. A marked Rapid City Police Department Dodge Durango was making a left turn into a parking lot and was struck by the Jetta.
The 26-year-old male driver of the Volkswagen Jetta sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to Monument Health Rapid City.
He was not wearing a seatbelt.
The 27-year-old female passenger of the Jetta sustained fatal injuries and was deceased at the scene.
She was not wearing a seatbelt.
The 25-year-old male driver of the RCPD Dodge Durango patrol car sustained minor injuries.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.