*Updated Story as of 11/13/22 at 5:30pm*
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two people died Friday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash west of Sioux Falls.
Names of the four people involved have not yet been released pending notification of family members.
Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2005 Ford F150 pickup was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it rear-ended an eastbound 2019 Toyota Prius. The pickup driver lost control and the pickup entered the median and continued into the westbound lane where it collided head-on with a westbound 2017 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT pickup pulling a gooseneck trailer.
Both the 70-year-old male driver of the Ford pickup and the 34-year-old male driver of the Dodge pickup died as a result of their injuries. Seatbelt use by both of them are under investigation.
The two 74-year-old occupants of the Prius, a male driver and a female passenger, were not injured. Both were wearing seatbelts.
Both westbound lanes of I-90 were closed for a time.
South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.
***Original Story Below***
(Sioux Falls, SD) — A multi vehicle crash near Sioux Falls led to the closure of part of Interstate 90 on Friday afternoon. Westbound traffic on I-90 was closed from the Marion Road Exit 395 to Exit 390 at Buffalo Ridge. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety and South Dakota Highway Patrol say that two people died in the crash. An investigation is on-going at this time.