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TWO DEAD, SIX HURT IN CRASH AT ALCESTER CARE FACILITY

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Update 3:42pm 7/24/17

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says two people are dead and six others have been hospitalized after a vehicle slammed into a group of people outside of a nursing care facility in Alcester Monday morning.

State Highway Patrol spokesman Tony Mangan says the vehicle ran into the group of eight people at the front of the Alcester Care and Rehab Center around 9:30a.m:


OC………of the vehicle. ;11

Mangan says the crash appears to have been accidental.

Mangan says he doesn’t know the driver’s identity and couldn’t provide details about what preceded the crash.

The Highway Patrol is leading the investigation into the collision.

(Thanks to Jerry Oster WNAX for contributed sound.)

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The South Dakota Highway Patrol says two people are dead and six others have been hospitalized after a vehicle slammed into a group of people outside of a nursing care facility in Alcester Monday morning.

Authorities say the vehicle hit the Alcester Care and Rehab Center around 9:30a.m.

State Highway Patrol spokesman Tony Mangan says the crash appears to have been accidental.

Mangan says the driver of the vehicle was among those brought to a hospital.

Mangan says he doesn’t know the driver’s identity and couldn’t provide details about what preceded the crash.

The Highway Patrol is leading the investigation into the collision.

Photos courtesy KMEG/KPTH