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Platte man airlifted after semi rollover

GREGORY -- A Platte man was seriously injured when a semi truck he was driving left the road and rolled in the ditch near Gregory. Troy Sprik, 46, was driving a 2007 KW T800 semi hay grinder on Highway 47, about 19 miles north of Gregory, when th...

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GREGORY - A Platte man was seriously injured when a semi truck he was driving left the road and rolled in the ditch near Gregory.

Troy Sprik, 46, was driving a 2007 KW T800 semi hay grinder on Highway 47, about 19 miles north of Gregory, when the vehicle left the roadway and rolled, according to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety (DPS).

The vehicle entered the east ditch at about 8:15 a.m., DPS said. Sprik was not wearing a seat belt and suffered serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

Sprik was transported to a Gregory hospital and was later airlifted to Sioux Falls for additional treatment. Charges are pending.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department and the Lyman County Sheriff's Office also responded.

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