PHILIP — A Belle Fourche man has been identified as the person who was killed last Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash northeast of Philip.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said in a release that a Ford F150 pickup was northbound on 212th Ave., which is a gravel road, when the driver attempted to turn towards the east ditch. The vehicle collided with a southbound 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup.

Sheldon Mead, the 50-year-old driver of the Ford pickup, was pronounced dead at the scene. The two male passengers, ages 59 and 12, suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to the Philip hospital. Both passengers were from Box Elder.

The crash occurred at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, about 20 miles northeast of Philip.

Neither of the male occupants of the Dodge pickup were injured. None of the people involved in the crash were wearing seat belts.

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South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.