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Highway Patrol: Blackhawk man dies after veering pickup truck into semi-truck on I-90.


ALEXANDRIA, South Dakota — A Blackhawk man has died after authorities say his pickup truck collided with a semi-truck near Alexandria on Monday morning.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 54-year-old Derek Miller was driving eastbound on Interstate 90 when he lost control of his truck, crossed the median and entered westbound traffic.

Miller's truck collided with a semi-truck being driven by 53-year-old Ray Wells, of Fayette, Missouri.

Miller was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his truck. He sustained fatal injuries.

Wells received minor injuries.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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