A fatal car accident has at left at least one dead on Highway 52 in Stanley County. The crash involved a smaller car and tractor trailer, leaving both vehicles greatly damaged.
The incident happened sometime before 4 p.m. near Dennis Road. The accident resulted in fuel leaking onto the highway. Fuel leaks have the potential of igniting, creating an even more hazardous situation for responders.
The front half of the car was completely destroyed, smashing in the front doors. The trucks front was busted open, exposing the engine, but the driver’s door remained usable.
The state troopers have yet to release any identities and have not said if anyone else was injured.