HWY 46 Accident

A semi versus pickup truck accident at the intersection of Highway 46 and 446th Avenue shortly before 11 AM today (yesterday) resulted in one person being transported to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital with unknown injuries and the deaths several head of livestock.

Deputy Fire Chief Larry Nickles says the driver of the pickup was injured in the crash which also killed six head of cattle.

Nickles says it was necessary for emergency responders to wait for the cattle to calm down before they could be moved to a safe location.

Nickles says traffic through the intersection was impacted for several hours following the crash.