Lincoln woman killed in crash with semi in South Dakota

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Lincoln woman was killed last Wednesday in a crash near Brookings, South Dakota, officials said.

A preliminary investigation showed that a semi-truck rear-ended a Chevy Equinox that was stopped in the road on Interstate 29.

The Chevy went into a ditch before it came to rest against a sign, according to officials.

The semi also went into the ditch before it came to a rest on railroad tracks.

Kelley Rodriguez, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, officials said.

The driver of the semi suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to officials.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.

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