South Dakota

Oday Qabsees, Stephen Hudson, Brenda Hudson Killed in RV Accident at I-90 in Hartford, SD

August 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Oday Qabsees, Stephen Hudson, Brenda Hudson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-90, Hartford, SD, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
South Dakota Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
RV, Dodge Ram 3500
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 3500 crossed into an opposite direction lane and collided head-on with an RV

What Happened

South Dakota Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed three people at I-90 in Hartford, SD in August 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:16 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram headed westbound is alleged to have struck several vehicles prior to veering into an eastbound lane. From there, police say the vehicle collided head-on with an RV, the impact causing the vehicles to catch fire. The driver of both vehicles and a passenger in the RV were all killed. Police identified the two drivers as 32-year-old Ram operator, Day Qabsees and 58-year-old RV operator, Stephen Hudson. The passenger was identified as 60-year-old Brenda Hudson. Additional information was not made available.

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