YANKTON, SD (KELO AM) – Two people died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 81 about three miles north of Yankton on Friday, February 8.
Becky Marie Leapley, 57, of Yankton, was southbound on Highway 81 when her vehicle crossed the center line into the oncoming lane. Lloyd Harvey Mork, 64, of Irene, S.D., was northbound, and moved into the southbound lane to avoid the accident. Leapley’s vehicle had returned to that lane as well, and the vehicles collided head-on and came to rest in the middle of the highway.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Both were dead at the scene.
No further information is immediately available.