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UPDATE: 1 dead, 2 hurt in head-on crash on I-29

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UPDATE: A Canton man died and two other people received serious injuries in a head-on crash on Interstate 29 near Worthing on Saturday.

Authorities say Seth Joseph Kroger, 20, was killed when the Pontiac Grand Am he was driving collided head-on with a Buick Century driven by John Tay Pho, 26, of Sioux Falls. Kroger was traveling north in the southbound lane of Interstate 29. Pho was driving south.
 
Authorities say Kroger, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was dead at the scene. Pho and a passenger in the Buick, Juong Thimai Nguyen, 26, of Sioux Falls, were wearing seatbelts. They were taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.
 
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. No further information is immediately available.
 
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, Canton Police Department, Worthing Fire and Ambulance, Lennox Ambulance, Canton Fire Department and South Dakota Transportation Department assisted.

 

EARLIER STORY: One person died and two others received serious injuries in a head-on crash on Interstate 29 near Worthing on Saturday.

Names are not being released until relatives have been notified.
 
Authorities say a Pontiac Grand Am traveling north in the southbound lane of Interstate 29 collided with a southbound Buick Century. The driver of the Pontiac was not wearing a seatbelt and was dead at the scene. The driver and passenger in the Buick were wearing seatbelts. They were taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with serious, non-life threatening injuries.
 
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. No further information is immediately available.
 
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, Canton Police Department, Worthing Fire and Ambulance, Lennox Ambulance, Canton Fire Department and South Dakota Transportation Department assisted.
 
 
 
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