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Two killed in Tuesday morning crash near Salem

Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members.

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South Dakota Highway Patrol (Republic file photo)
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SALEM — Two people were killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash near Salem.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, a 1999 Toyota Camry was westbound on South Dakota Highway 38, approximately one mile east of Salem, shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday when it crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound 2007 Mercury Milan.

Both the 22-year-old female driver of the Mercury and the 60-year-old male driver of the Toyota were pronounced dead at the scene. Neither was wearing a seat belt.

Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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