One dead following Sunday morning crash northeast of Philip

PHILIP, S.D. — A 50-year-old man is dead and two other people have been injured following a crash northeast of Philip on Sunday morning.

Preliminary information released by South Dakota Highway Patrol says that a 2004 Ford F150 pickup was traveling north on 212th Avenue – a gravel road – when the driver attempted to turn towards the east ditch.

While attempting to turn, the pickup collided with a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 traveling southbound.

The 50-year-old male driver of the Ford was pronounced dead at the scene. The two male passengers of the Ford – ages 59 and 12 – suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries and were taken to a Philip hospital. The two occupants of the Dodge – ages 22 and 17 – were not injured.

None of the individuals involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts. Names of the five people involved have been withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

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