Two injured in one-vehicle crash

A GMC truck went airborne July 12 in Lake Emma Township. Two passengers were transported to the hospital.


Two passengers were injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday in Hubbard County.

According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, an accident with injuries was reported at 5:29 p.m. on County 18 in Lake Emma Township.

Responding deputies and medical personnel found that Mark Buchanan, 48, of Brandon, S.D. was driving west on County 18 in a 2020 GMC truck when he drove off the road and struck an approach. The vehicle was airborne for 77 feet before landing and coming to a stop.

An 8-year-old passenger in the vehicle complained of neck pain, and a 50-year-old passenger received an arm injury as a result of the crash. Both patients were transported by ambulance to CHI St. Joseph’s Health.

The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

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