Man killed in crash with semi south of Milbank

September 20, 2021

MILBANK, S.D. — One person died and another person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Friday afternoon three miles south of Milbank.

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

Preliminary crash information indicates that a Volkswagen Jetta was southbound on 482nd Avenue when it failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with 149th Street. The

Volkswagen collided in the intersection with a semi-truck and trailer that was eastbound on 149th Street.

The 28-year-old male driver of the Volkswagen was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt. The 58-year-old female driver of the semi received life-threatening

injuries and was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. Her seat belt use is under investigation.