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Rapid City crash claims second victim 2 weeks later

RAPID CITY (AP) — Two people have died as the result of a crash at a Rapid City area intersection.

The Highway Patrol says 94-year-old Audrey Gerlach, of Rapid City, died shortly after the Aug. 26 crash involving the car she was riding in and a van. Her husband, 95-year-old Charles Gerlach, was injured and died on Saturday.

The patrol says Charles Gerlach drove his car into oncoming traffic while attempting to make a turn.

Another passenger in the car suffered life-threatening injuries, and the two people in the van suffered serious injuries.

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