One dead, three injured in a two-car crash in Box Elder

Scene of a car crash in Box Elder Wednesday morning.
Scene of a car crash in Box Elder Wednesday morning.(KOTA/KEVN)
Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 12:45 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - A 50-year-old man was killed and three people where injured in a two-vehicle crash in Box Elder Wednesday morning.

The names of the people involved in the crash are being withheld pending notification of family members.

The crash happened about 7:50 a.m., on Country Road, near the intersection with Westgate Road. According to a release from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, the man who died in the crash was driving westbound on Country Road when his car crossed the center line and hit an eastbound car head-on. The driver in the eastbound lane, a 31-year-old man, has serious but non-life threatening injuries. Two passengers in his car, a 7-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy, have minor injuries.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.