Name released in Beadle County crash


WOLSEY, S.D.–The name of a man killed in a two vehicle crash in Beadle County last weekend has been released.

Seventy seven year-old John Trautman of Rockham died when the pickup he was driving collided with a car on U.S. Highway 281, 13 miles south of Wolsey.

The driver of the car, 66 year-old Kenneth Bignell of Letcher, sustained minor injuries and was taken to the Huron hospital.

The crash forced a stretch of Highway 281 to be closed for about five hours.