Second Driver In Two-Vehicle Crash West Of Ipswich Has Died
IPSWICH, S.D. – The second driver in a two-vehicle crash Sunday west of Ipswich has died.
The names of the two men involved are not being released pending notification of family members. They were the only persons involved.
A 2012 Ford F-250 pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 12 when it crossed the center line into the westbound lane and collided with a 2006 Ford Fusion. The Fusion eventually erupted into flames.
The 24-year-old driver of the Fusion was pronounced dead at the scene. The 62-year-old driver of the pickup was extricated from the vehicle. He suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to an Aberdeen hospital. He was flown to a Sioux Falls hospital where he later died.
Use of seatbelts by both drivers is under investigation.