West River crash kills one, injures three others

September 22, 2022
Mike Tanner

BOX ELDER, S.D. – One person died and three other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday within the city of Box Elder.

Names of the four people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.

Preliminary crash information indicates that a Chevy Cobalt was westbound on a Country Road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound Toyota Tacoma.

The 50-year-old man driving the Cobalt was dead at the scene. The 31-year-old man driving the Toyota sustained serious non-life threatening injuries while two juvenile passengers received minor injuries. Those three were transported to a Rapid City hospital.