Wrong way driver killed in crash east of Yankton

February 19, 2024

YANKTON, S.D.–A man died in a two-vehicle crash in Yankton County on Saturday night.

According to authorities, the accident happened just before 9 p.m. on South Dakota Highway 50 about 7 miles east of Yankton.

Preliminary crash information indicates a Ford van was traveling east in the westbound lanes when it crashed head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe that was traveling west.

The 45-year-old man driving the van died from his injuries.

His name has not been released.