MURDO — One person died and three others were injured Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2017 Subaru Forester was westbound on Interstate 90 when it left the roadway, went across the median and into the eastbound lanes where it collided head-on with a 2018 Hyundai Accent.
The 26-year-old female driver of the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene. The 48-year-old female passenger received life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital.
Both occupants of the Subaru – the 57-year-old female driver and the 64-year-old male passenger – received serious non-life threatening injuries. Both were transported by ambulance to the Pierre hospital.
Charges are pending against the driver of the Subaru. All four people involved were wearing seat belts.
Names involved are not being released pending notification of family members.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.