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One dead from two-vehicle crash near Howard

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A man is dead after a two-vehicle crash along Highway 34 west of Howard Thursday.

The accident was reported at 5:20 pm Thursday, just six miles west of Howard. According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, John Steinmetz, 39, was driving eastbound in a 2006 Pontiac Torrent. He drove into the path of a westbound 2001 Ford Explorer driven by Terry Dragseth, 51, of Mitchell.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Steinmetz was not wearing a seatbelt. Steinmetz was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dragseth, who was wearing a seatbelt, suffered serious injuries and was taken to a Mitchell hospital.

No other details have been released.

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