Names Released in I-229, Minnesota Ave Fatal Crash
A Storm Lake, Iowa man has been identified as the person killed in a two-vehicle accident early Sunday (January 15) in Sioux Falls.
Jason Sammons, 43, was driving a 2017 International truck tractor northbound on Interstate 229 nearing the Minnesota Avenue bridge when the truck went off the roadway, hitting the guard rail. The vehicle fell onto Minnesota Avenue where the tractor hit the front of a southbound 2015 Chrysler 300.
Jasmine Webbs, 23, of Sioux Falls, was driving the car. She sustained minor injuries and was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital. Sammons was pronounced dead at the scene.
Portions of Interstate 229 and Minnesota Avenue were closed to traffic for a time following the crash. South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.