Dickinson Man Killed in Crash on Highway 85 near Grassy Butte

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A Dickinson man was killed this morning in a crash with a semi-truck on Highway 85 near Grassy Butte.

The Highway Patrol says the victim was a was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Austin Krueger of St. Cloud, Minn. Krueger swerved to avoid hitting a deer, but ended up sliding on the ice into the path of the oncoming truck.

Krueger and the truck driver, 54-year-old Edward Buford of Great Falls, Mont., are both in the hospital.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.