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One man killed in Monday evening crash west of Elkton

One man was killed in a Monday afternoon accident west of Elkton.

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says a westbound pickup made a U-turn at the intersection of 484th Avenue and South Dakota Highway 13. As the vehicle was going east on Highway 13, it crossed the centerline into the westbound lane and into the path of a semi truck and pup trailer loaded with gravel. The pickup collided with the pup trailer and then went into the north ditch. it happened about 4:30 p.m.

The 69-year-old driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt. The 69-year-old male driver of the semi, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injured.

The Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash.

Names of the deceased and the other person involved are not yet being released

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