Four Fatalities in Tuesday Crash Near Wagner

A two-vehicle accident west of Wagner killed four people and injured another Tuesday evening.

A car was southbound on State Highway 50 two miles west of Wagner at 6:10 PM Tuesday and failed to stop at an intersection.  The car collided with a westbound Jeep Cherokee on State Highway 46.

The 64-year-old female driver of the Jeep was pronounced dead at the scene.  The car went into a ditch and started on fire.  The 31-year-old female driver, a 28-year-old female passenger and a 33-year-old male passenger were all pronounced dead at the Wagner Hospital.  A 27-year-old male passenger was flown to a Sioux Falls Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate and the names of those involved are not being released at this time.