Fatal Collision Near Belle Fourche Claims 1 Life

       The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 1 person was killed Thursday morning when a semi hit a pickup near Belle Fourche.

Names have not been released, but the victim was the 79-year old driver of the pickup. 

       The Highway Patrol says the semi was southbound on Hwy 85 north of Belle Fourche about 8:20 when it crossed the center line and hit the northbound pickup.

      The driver of the pickup was pronounced dead at the scene while the 46-year old truck driver was not injured. Both were wearing seat belts.