Names released in Tripp County fatal crash

WINNER, S.D. – Two women from Rosebud, S.D. have been identified as the people who died Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Winner.

A 1995 Chevrolet Silverado pickup was southbound on South Dakota Highway 49 when the driver failed to come to a complete stop at the junction of South Dakota Highway 46. The pickup collided with a 2017 KIA Forte, which was westbound on South Dakota Highway 44.

Krystie Clairmont, a 29-year-old passenger in the KIA, was thrown from the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at the Winner hospital. She was not wearing a seat belt.

Ina Fast Horse, 56, who was also a passenger in the KIA, died Thursday in a Rapid City hospital. She was wearing a seat belt.

Drivers of both vehicles suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the Winner hospital. Nathaniel Wood, 29, of Commerce City, CO, was driving the pickup and was wearing a seat belt. Arnold Jordan, 30, of Rosebud, was driving the KIA and was not wearing a seat belt.

Charges are pending against both drivers.

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

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