Names Released In Fatal Crash West of Sioux Falls [UPDATE]
According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, 38 year old Jeffrey Ryan Robocker was eastbound on Highway 42 driving a 2008 KIA Sedona and nearing the intersection with 447th Avenue. A northbound 2007 Peterbilt semi-truck driven by Joshua Dean Steffensen, 35, of Hetland, S.D., stopped at a stop sign and then pulled onto the highway to turn west. Robocker’s vehicle struck the trailer of the semi-truck.
Robocker was not wearing a seatbelt. He was dead at the scene. Steffensen was wearing a seatbelt. He was not injured. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating.