Slippery I-29 Causes Two Fatal Accidents Just Across The Border In South Dakota Tuesday
Date posted - December 18, 2012
An Akron woman died in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 about 12 miles south of Beresford on Tuesday.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports that 38-year-old Tonya Marie Anderson of Akron was driving north in a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado when the vehicle went out of control. The roadway was slippery from freezing drizzle. The vehicle entered the median and rolled. Anderson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle and received fatal injuries.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. The Union County Sheriff’s Office assisted the patrol.
And an Emery, S.D., woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 29 about a mile south of Elk Point on Tuesday.
The Highway Patrol reports that 27-year-old Angela Beth Snoozy was driving a 2006 Chrysler 300 M northbound when her vehicle went out of control and crossed the median into the southbound lane. It struck a 2006 Peterbilt garbage truck driven by 49-year-old Loren Harold Fischer of Vermillion. The roadway was slippery from freezing drizzle in the area.
Snoozy, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from her vehicle and received fatal injuries. Fischer was wearing a seatbelt. He was uninjured.
A secondary, non-injury crash occurred when a third vehicle struck the engine assembly of the Chrysler, which had been dislodged in the crash with the truck.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating this accident as well.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office, Elk Point Police Department, Elk Point Fire/Emergency Medical Service, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and South Dakota Department of Transportation assisted the Highway Patrol.
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