1 airlifted, 2 others injured following crash near Montrose

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MONTROSE — One person sustained life-threatening injuries and two others were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening near Montrose.

John Warborg, 46, of Egan, was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital after the 2013 Dodge Avenger he was driving crossed the center line on Highway 38 and hit an eastbound Ford Transit in the eastbound lane. The man was not wearing his seat belt, authorities say, and he had to be extracted from the vehicle. Charges are pending.

The 37-year-old male driver of the Ford Transit sustained minor injuries and a 3-year-old male suffered serious, non-life-threatening injuries. Their names have not been released.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, which occurred at about 5:30 p.m. one mile west of Montrose.

Montrose is in eastern South Dakota, just north of Interstate 90, about 30 miles west of Sioux Falls.

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