Rock Valley, Iowa man dies after crash in South Dakota
A Rock Valley, Iowa man has died after a crash earlier this week in Minnehaha County, South Dakota.
Fifty-seven-year-old Rohit Shah died at a hospital in Sioux Falls Thursday night.
He was injured when a semi rear-ended his SUV on Highway 42 on Tuesday.
The driver of the semi Philip Gacke from Canton, South Dakota wasn't hurt.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
News release from The South Dakota's Highway Patrol:
What: Two-vehicle crash
Where: South Dakota Highway 42, mile marker 377, two miles east of Rowena
When: 12:52 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2016
Driver No. 1: Rohit Shah, 57, Rock Valley, Iowa
Vehicle: 2004 Toyota Rav 4
Driver No. 2: Phillip Gacke, 30, Canton, SD
Vehicle: 2007 International Truck Tractor
One person has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 30, 2006, east of Rowena.
Rohit Shah, 57, Rock Valley, Iowa, died Thursday in a Sioux Falls hospital.
Shah was driving a 2004 Toyota Rav 4 westbound on South Dakota Highway 42 when the vehicle came to a complete stop in the westbound lane. A 2007 International Truck Tractor, which was following in the same lane, rear-ended the first vehicle sending it into the north ditch.
The second driver, Philip Gacke, 30, Canton, SD, was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
South Dakota's Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, Valley Springs Fire Department and Med-Star Ambulance.