One person died and another person was injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash north of Vermillion.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says that that a 2013 Ford Escape was northbound on South Dakota Highway 19 six miles north of Vermillion when it crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a 2020 Freightliner Conventional Columbia GL semi-truck and trailer.
Both drivers were transported by ambulance to the Vermillion hospital. The 47-year-old female driver of the Ford died as a result of her injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt. The 45-year-old male driver of the semi suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries. He was wearing a seat belt as well.
Names of the two people involved are not being released pending notification of family members.