Authorities identify man killed in crash at Box Elder

News StaffSeptember 27, 2022News
Pennington County Fatal Crash

BOX ELDER, S.D. –  A Box Elder, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died last week in a two-vehicle crash within the city of Box Elder.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt was westbound on Country Road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound 2016 Toyota Tacoma.

Derek Vice, the 50-year-old driver of the Cobalt, was pronounced dead at the scene. Kyle Brown of Rapid City, the 31-year-old driver of the Toyota, sustained serious non-life threatening injuries while two juvenile passengers received minor injuries. Those three were transported to a Rapid City hospital.

All four people involved were wearing seatbelts.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.