BRANDON, S.D. (AP) – The Highway Patrol says charges are pending in a fatal, four-vehicle crash in eastern South Dakota.
The collision occurred Tuesday on Interstate 90 northwest of Brandon. The patrol says a Chevy Impala, Jeep Grand Cherokee and GMC Terrain were westbound and nearly stopped as traffic merged due to road construction. A box truck struck the Terrain and rear-ended the Jeep, then pushed the Impala into the grass median.
The 22-year-old female driver of the Jeep Cherokee was pronounced dead at the scene. The 57-year-old female driver of Terrain suffered serious injuries and the 34-year-old female passenger of the truck sustained minor injuries. Both were transported by ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital. The other two drivers were not injured.
The patrol says charges are pending against the truck driver.