Jamestown man dies in South Dakota crash

His passenger, also from Jamestown, had life-threatening injuries


NEWELL, S.D. — A 37-year-old Jamestown, N.D., man has been identified as the man who died in a two vehicle crash near Newell in far northwest South Dakota , about 26 miles north of Sturgis.

Dustin Vaughn died May 20 when his 2010 GMC Acadia that was westbound on U.S. Highway 212 rear-ended a trailer being pulled by a westbound semi, according to the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

His passenger, Brandi Glaser, 24, also from Jamestown, suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and was airlifted to a Rapid City hospital. Both weren't wearing seat belts, said the patrol.

The driver of the semi was Michael Peterson, 47, of Ridgeview, S.D. He was not injured.

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