Three killed in crash near Scotland, SD identified

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SCOTLAND, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the three people killed in a two-vehicle crash near Scotland on November 1.

The driver of a car, William Petershagen, 72, and two passengers, Purcell Provost, 64, and Aileen Marsharl, 10, died when their vehicle collided with a pickup truck Friday.

The patrol says Petershagen ran a stop sign at the intersection of Highways 46 and 25 and struck the pickup and an attached trailer. The pickup did not have a stop sign. The pickup driver, a 26-year-old man, sustained minor injuries.

Marsharl, from Wagner, and Provost were pronounced dead at the scene. Petershagen died Sunday after being airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital. Petershagen and Provost were from Sioux Falls.

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