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15-year-old killed after ATV collides with semi-truck in Stickney

Names have not been released pending notification of family members.

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STICKNEY, S.D. — A 15-year-old died Friday in a two-vehicle crash east of Stickney. 

Authorities responded to a call of a two-vehicle crash about a mile east of Stickney at approximately 3:12 p.m.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2018 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O. four-wheeler was eastbound on Main Street when it turned south onto 389th Avenue. The vehicle slid around the corner and into the path of a 2004 Peterbilt 379 semi-truck and trailer that was northbound on 389th Avenue. 

The 15-year-old male driver of the four wheeler was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The 22-year-old male driver of the semi-truck was not injured. He was wearing a seat belt. 

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Names of the two people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.  

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

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