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One person killed in two vehicle accident on I-90 outside Spearfish

Fatal Crash outside Spearfish

SPEARFISH, S.D. – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says one person died Thursday evening in a two vehicle crash 2 miles east of Spearfish, S.D.

The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2015 Nissan Altima was stopped in the Westbound driving lane of I-90.  A 2007 Dodge Ram struck the rear of the Nissan.  Both vehicles came to a final rest in the median of the interstate.

The 20-year-old male driver of the Dodge Ram was not injured.

He was wearing a seatbelt.

The 39-year-old male driver of the Nissan Altima sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The accident temporarily shut down the westbound lane between Exit 17 and Exit 14. Traffic was re-routed off the Interstate and off to the service road.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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