Man Dies In Crash In Mellette County
by KDLT News
December 31, 2012 2:09 PM
A New Mexico man died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 83 about eight miles south of White River
on Thursday, Dec. 27.
Kenneth L. Osborne, 53, of Albuquerque, was southbound driving a 2012 Kia Optima. Mark Kruger, 49,
of Gordon, Neb., was northbound driving a 2011 Ford F-150 pickup.
Kruger attempted to pass a snow plow and collided with Osborne’s Kia.
Osborne was dead at the scene. Kruger received minor injuries. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
No further information is immediately available.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Mellette County Sheriff’s Office assisted.