Man identified who was killed when his van hit stalled bus in middle of SD interstate
RAPID CITY, S.D.—A 31-year-old man killed on Interstate 90 in South Dakota last Thursday night when his van hit a charter bus that was stalled in the middle of the road with no lights on has been identified.
He was Cade Stensland of Larchwood, Iowa, in the far northwest corner of Iowa, who died at the scene of the crash.
Stensland, who was wearing a seatbelt, was driving a 2013 Ford E-250 van.
The crash occurred 20 miles east of Rapid City at 8:45 p.m. when the bus carrying 56 passengers lost all power.
The 2013 Motor Coach bus, driven by a 39-year-old woman, came to a stop in the middle of both interstate lanes with no lights operating.
Stensland's van then rear-ended the bus, said the South Dakota State Patrol.
No one on the bus was injured. The passengers were transported back to Rapid City via buses from the nearby Ellsworth Air Force.
The names of the bus driver and the bus company are not being released because Marsy's Law was invoked, the Patrol said.
The Patrol is investigating the crash. Other agencies on scene were the Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Rapid City Fire Department, Pennington County Search and Rescue and Ellsworth Air Force Base.