Names released in Beadle County fatal crash

HURON, S.D. – A Huron, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Friday night, March 10, in a two-vehicle crash south of Huron.

Preliminary crash information indicates a 2018 Ford 150 pickup was eastbound on 33rd Street Southwest and failed to yield at a stop sign. The vehicle collided in the intersection with a 2015 Nissan Sentra that was southbound on South Dakota Highway 37.

Both drivers were taken by ambulance to the Huron hospital. Vitelo Martin Morales, the 22-year-old driver of the Nissan, later died at the hospital. His seatbelt use is under investigation. Robert Goehring, Jr. of Huron, the 65-year-old driver of the pickup, suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The inside lane of South Dakota Highway 37 was closed to traffic for several hours. South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.

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