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Vermillion man dead in two-vehicle crash

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A Vermillion man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in southeastern South Dakota.

According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the accident happened Thursday night at the intersection of S.D. Highways 50 and 19 on the city limits of Vermillion.

Troopers say Martin Weeks, 92, was driving south on Highway 19 in a 1993 Chevrolet Blazer when he failed to stop at a stop sign. His SUV hit the side of a trailer being pulled by a 2007 Mack truck.

Weeks died at the scene. Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the truck, who was wearing a seatbelt, was uninjured.

The state Highway Patrol is investigating. Clay County Sheriff's Office, Vermillion Police Department, and Vermillion Fire and Ambulance all assisted on scene.


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