Man, 82, dies following crash with semi near Herreid


HERREID — One man has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that occurred July 2 near Herreid in Campbell County.

The crash occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on July 2, 2 miles south of Herreid on U.S. Highway 83. A 2015 Freightliner Cascadia semi truck and trailer was northbound on U.S. Highway 83. While trying to pass a second vehicle, the semi truck collided with a southbound Buick LaCrosse. The collision occurred in the southbound lane.

The 82-year-old male driver of the Buick, who was not wearing a seat belt, initially suffered life-threatening injuries. He died Thursday, July 4, in a Bismarck, N.D. hospital.

The 36-year-old male driver of the semi was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. Charges are pending.

Names of the deceased and other driver involved have not been released pending notification of family members.


That section of U.S. Highway 83 was closed to traffic for more than three hours after the crash. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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