Collision With Semi Claims Life Near Martin Posted by John Axtell Date: July 11, 2021 9:25 am Leave a comment 449 Views 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.