UPDATE: Man dead, two injured in crash west of Watertown

January 10, 2020

Mike Tanner


WATERTOWN, S.D.–The South Dakota Highway Patrol says one person was killed and two people were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 20, a half-mile west of Watertown on Thursday.


The patrol says a Toyota Highlander driven by a 17 year-old boy was westbound when it collided head-on with an eastbound GMC Yukon.


The driver of the Yukon–a 56 year-old man–was killed.  His passenger–a 54 year-old woman–sustained life-threatening injuries.


The teenage boy sustained serious, non life threatening injuries.


Both injured parties were taken to a Sioux Falls hospital. 


Names will be released once relatives have been notified. 


The crash was reported at 5:22 p.m.