Fall River County three-vehicle crash names released

EDGEMONT, S.D. – Robert Stevens, 57, of Edgemont, was identified as the person who died Sunday in a three-vehicle crash east of Edgemont on U.S. Highway 18.

Stevens was pronounced dead at the scene, and he was not wearing a seatbelt.

According to a press release from the Department of Public Safety, a 2011 Toyota Tundra, eastbound on U.S. Highway 18, slowed down to turn left onto Red Canyon Road. The Toyota was rear-ended by a 2008 GMC Sierra pickup, sending the Toyota into the westbound lane. It was struck by a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup and tipped over.

Stevens was the driver of the Toyota.

The Chevrolet pickup had four people in the vehicle; all four were wearing their seatbelts and were from Tennessee.

Curtis Miller, 53, driver, and Mary Miller, 57, suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries and they were both life-flighted to a Rapid City hospital. Melissa Miller, 43, was hospitalized due to serious non-life-threatening injuries and Jerry Miller, 58, was not injured.

Bobbi Joe Kammerer, 19, of Philip, drove the GMC pickup and was not taken to the hospital due to having minor injuries. She was also wearing a seatbelt.

All information released so far is preliminary as South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues investigating the crash.

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