UPDATE: Names of drivers in deadly Custer County crash released
HERMOSA, S.D. (KEVN) - The state has released the names of the people involved in a deadly three-vehicle crash at the Intersection of SD Highway 79 and Highway 36 in Hermosa Friday.
Around 10:19 a.m., Jerry Ellerman, a 67-year-old from Hermosa, was driving a 1997 Toyota 4Runner while headed eastbound on SD Highway 36 and stopped at the stop sign located at the intersection of South Dakota Highway 79, the Department of Public Safety said.
Ellerman’s vehicle entered the intersection and turned to go north on Highway 79 where it struck a southbound 2009 Toyota Rav4 XLE, that was driven by Susan Boyd, a 56-year-old from Rapid City, which rolled.
Dylan Von Waldron, a 20-year-old from Box Elder, was going southbound in a 1999 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup then struck both of the two other vehicles.
Ellerman was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. The Boyd suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to a Rapid City hospital. Von Waldron was not injured.
All three drivers were wearing seat belts.
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