Collision With Semi Claims Life Near Martin

      The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a man was killed late Saturday afternoon when his small car collided with a semi about 13 miles west of Martin on Hwy 18. Names have not been released.

      The Highway Patrol says the 69-year old victim was westbound about 5:45 PM when he crossed the center line and hit the eastbound semi. 

       He was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The 56-year-old truck driver was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.