BLACK HILLS COLLISION KILLS 3 INCLUDING TORRINGTON WOMAN AND LUSK MAN

Posted 11 months ago

By John Axtell

FatalityThe South Dakota Highway Patrol says three people, two of them from eastern Wyoming, were killed Friday afternoon in the Black Hills died when the driver of a vintage car lost control of it and collided with another vehicle.

The Patrol says 28-year-old Jennifer Ann Werts of Torrington was about 23 miles south of Lead when her 1957 Chevrolet driven left the roadway, went onto the shoulder, swerved back over the centerline, and struck a car driven by 68-year old Tracy Sunde of Turlock, Calif.

Neither Werts or her passenger, 38-year-old Andrew Eugene Tollman of Lusk, was wearing a seatbelt and both died at the scene. Sunde, who was wearing a seatbelt, received serious non-life threatening injuries but his 66-year old wife, Patricia, who was also wearing a seatbelt, was killed.