Pickup rollover kills 2 teens, hurts another in South Dakota

November 20, 2019

KENNEBEC, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers were killed and another seriously hurt when their pickup rolled in central South Dakota.

The state Department of Public Safety says the crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday north of Kennebec.

The pickup was northbound on South Dakota Highway 273 when it went off the road and rolled in the ditch.

All three teens were thrown from the vehicle. The 18-year-old man who was driving and a 17-year-old male passenger died at the scene. An 18-year-old man who also was a passenger was flown to a Sioux Falls hospital with serious injuries. He is expected to survive.

The three were the only ones in the pickup. Their names have not been released. The Highway Patrol is investigating.