Red Wing man among three killed in crash in South Dakota

From staff reports

A Red Wing man was one of three people who died in a car accident Saturday in Brookings, S.D.

A van carrying Donald Madtson, 77, of Red Wing, and two Brookings residents, and a pickup collided on U.S. 14 at an Interstate 29 exit ramp.

Brookings police said the van was coming off the ramp and crossing the eastbound lanes of U.S. 14 when it was hit on the driver’s side.

The other fatalities were Anne Langum, 88, and Charles Langum, 91.


Madtson had owned Madtson Office Equipment in Red Wing and was most recently a groundskeeper at Mississippi National Golf Course in Red Wing.

He is survived by his wife, three children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The driver of the pickup and two other passengers in the van were taken to a hospital.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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