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Brookings man, 60, dies after being rear-ended on Interstate 29; passengers in other car hurt


BALTIC, South Dakota — Authorities say a Brookings man died Friday afternoon after he was rear-ended on Interstate 29 near Baltic.

The Department of Public Safety says the 60-year-old man was driving a 1990 Geo Prism and was rear-ended by a 2013 Chevy K15 Suburban. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the man driving the Prism was traveling a slower speed.

There were five people in the Suburban. Four of them were injured and three of those had serious, non-life threatening injuries.

The names of those involved will be released after families are notified.

The Department of Public Safety says an investigation is ongoing.

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