CARPENTER, S.D. — A crash in Beadle County involving two vans has killed a 69-year-old man.

The Highway Patrol says the man was a passenger in a minivan that was struck by a van on any icy stretch of state Highway 28 near Carpenter.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. He wasn’t immediately identified.

The two drivers suffered undisclosed injuries that the patrol says are not life-threatening.

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