- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 1, 2015

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - The Highway Patrol has identified two Yankton residents who died in a fiery head-on crash east of the city.

Authorities say 31-year-old Curtis Nelsen was driving a car on the wrong side of state Highway 50 about 5:30 a.m. Monday and collided head-on with an oncoming car driven by 30-year-old Ashley Riibe.

The collision caused Nelsen’s car to catch fire, and he died at the scene. Riibe died at a Sioux Falls hospital.

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