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Four Macomb County Men Killed in South Dakota Accident

Three St. Clair Shores men, and a man from New Baltimore, were killed early Wednesday in an accident in South Dakota, according Keloland.com

Four Macomb County Men Killed in South Dakota Accident

Four Macomb County men were killed, and a fifth was seriously injured, when the Ford Excursion they were riding in was struck by a semi truck in South Dakota, according to a report by the AP and a story on Keloland.com.

According to the website, the men were traveling in northeast South Dakota about 5:40 a.m. when the SUV driven by Wesley Allen Frasard, 71, of St. Clair Shores, failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by a semi-truck.

South Dakota Highway Patrol reported that the impact killed St. Clair Shores residents Frasard, Ledger John Frasard Jr., 68,  and 77-year-old William Edward Petrocy. Nikolaos Andreopoulos, 69,  of New Baltimore, was also killed. Thomas Edward Thorngate, 52 of St. Clair Shores, was taken to an Aberdeen, S.D., hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck received minor injuries, according to the report.

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