One Dead In South Dakota Vehicle Crash
S.D. Highway Patrol is reporting:
A Madison, S.D., man died in a one-vehicle crash on 252nd Street about one and one-half miles west of Salem on Tuesday, April 15.
Gerald Kenneth Ottoson, 60, was westbound driving a 1995 Kenworth truck when a front tire blew out. The vehicle crossed the centerline and entered the south ditch.
It struck a field approach, hit several trees and rolled. Ottoson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was dead at the scene.
No further information is immediately available. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. McCook County Sheriff’s Office and Salem Fire Department assisted.