One killed in two-vehicle crash Friday near Baltic

The Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash.


BALTIC, S.D. — One person was killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection east of Baltic.

Shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to intersection of 250th Street and 478th Avenue, approximately four miles east of Baltic, for a report of a motor vehicle crash.

Through an investigation, authorities say a red Toyota Corolla was traveling south on 478th Avenue and failed to stop at a stop sign, colliding with a gray Dodge pickup that was traveling east on 250th Street. Both drivers were transported to a local hospital for additional medical treatment.

One passenger died at the scene of the crash.

The crash is being investigated by the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office. Other responding entities included the Baltic Fire Department, Dell Rapids Ambulance, Careflight and Minnehaha County Emergency Management.

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