One person died and four others were injured in a two-vehicle crash that happened Friday west of Brookings.
Names of those involved have not been released pending notification of family members.
A 2000 Pontiac Grand Am was going east on U.S. Highway 14 when it crossed the center line and collided head-one with a westbound 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix.
The 62-year-old female driver of the Grand Am was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three juvenile passengers in that vehicle were injured including a 4-year-old girl who suffered life threatening injuries.
The 27-year-old female driver of the Pontiac Grand Prix also sustained life threatening injuries. All of the injured individuals were transported to a Sioux Falls hospital.
All of the occupants in both vehicles were wearing seatbelts. The youngest juvenile was not in a child restraint system.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Several other agencies were on scene including the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Arlington Ambulance, Volga Fire Department, and Sinai Fire and Rescue.