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Name of victim released in fatal Hwy 42 crash

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The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has released the name of the man who died in a crash near Canistota Thursday.

The accident was reported shortly after 8:00 am at the intersection of 447th Avenue and Highway 42.

Jeffrey Robocker, 38, of Bridgewater was driving a 2008 KIA Sedona east on Highway 42. Dean Steffensen, 35, of Hetland, stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of 447th Avenue and turned west onto Highway 42.

Robocker's vehicle struck the trailer of the semi-truck. According to the Department of Public Safety, Robocker was not wearing a seatbelt and was dead at the scene. Steffensen was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

The Department of Public Safety says no further information is immediately available.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. McCook County Sheriff's Office and McCook County Emergency Management assisted.

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