Authorities identify man killed in Highway 212 crash east of Newell

May 27, 2021

NEWELL, S.D. Authorities have now identified the person killed last week in a two vehicle crash on Highway 212, 12 miles east of Newell, South Dakota in Butte County.

The Highway Patrol says 37 year-old Dustin Vaughn of Jamestown, North Dakota died when the vehicle he was driving rear-ended a trailer being pulled by a semi.

Vaughn died at the scene. A passenger, 24 year-old Brandi Glaser of Jamestown, sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital.

The semi driver, 47 year-old Michael Petersen of Ridgeview, South Dakota, was not injured.