1 dead after 2-vehicle crash near Aberdeen

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ABERDEEN, S.D. — One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning west of Aberdeen.

Shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday, a Chevrolet Impala entered Highway 12, pulling in front of a Chevrolet Silverado 2500 pickup truck. The collision left both the westbound and eastbound lanes of traffic blocked for a time.

Both drivers were taken to an Aberdeen hospital after the crash. The 17-year-old driver of the Impala had to be removed from the vehicle, and later died from his injuries. The 58-year-old driver of the Silverado suffered serious non-life threatening injuries.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. Heavy fog was reported in the area at the time of the crash.

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