Victims identified in I-90 fatal crash

STURGIS, S.D. — The names of the three men who died in the Tuesday afternoon two-vehicle crash near Sturgis have been released.

A 2015 Maserati Ghibli was driven by 21-year-old Jaden Olson of Rapid City, and had two passengers, 55-year-old Titus Ironshield of Rapid City, and 22-year-old Thomas Jackson of Spearfish. All three men were wearing seatbelts in the crash.

A 2016 Freightliner Cascadia semi-truck and trailer was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it was rear-ended by the Maserati.

The semi-truck driver, 77-year-old Vern Hill, and the 74-year-old passenger, Margaret Hill, both from Smithwick, S.D., were not injured. The driver was wearing a seat belt and the passenger was not.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this time.

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