Blake Williams Death – The authorities have released the identity of a Piedmont man who died in a two-vehicle crash on SD Highway 34 Saturday morning, July 18, as 26-year-old Blake Williams.
Williams before death was a Piedmont volunteer firefighter. He was killed when his car crossed over the center line and hit an oncoming tractor trailer pulling a trailer, says the police.
The crash was about five miles west of Union Center at 7:42 a.m. Saturday.
The tractor trailer driver, identified as 57-year-old Melvin Frank of Lemmon, was not injured.