Fatal crash in Turner County

PARKER, S.D. — One person died and three others were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday morning three miles north of Parker.

Names of those involved have not been released pending notification of family members.

Around 11:25 a.m., a 2018 Ford F350 Super Duty pickup was heading northbound on South Dakota Highway 19, when it moved into the southbound lane to avoid a collision with a southbound 2006 Honda Civic which had been in the wrong lane.

The Honda Civic moved back into the southbound lane where the two vehicles collided.

The 25-year-old driver of the Honda Civic was pronounced dead at the scene. Seat belt use is under investigation.

All three occupants of the pickup were wearing seat belts and sustained serious non-life threatening injuries. All three were transported to the Sioux Falls hospital.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.

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