UPDATE: Beresford man identified as victim of fatal crash in Moody County

August 24, 2023

MOODY COUNTY, S.D. – A Beresford man has been identified as the person who died August 4th in a two-vehicle crash three miles north of Dell Rapids.

A semi-truck and trailer and a pickup collided head-on when the pickup crossed the center line. Both vehicles caught fire.

The driver of the semi, 47 year-old Zachary Apland of Dell Rapids, had minor injuries.

The driver of the pickup, 42 year-old Justin Samlaska, was killed.