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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Fatal motor vehicle crash UPDATE

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On Thursday September 5th, 2019 at approximately 7:51 PM, The Watertown Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle crash involving two vehicles in the 3500 block of 9th Ave SE.

A Gray Mercury Mountaineer driven by Antonio Otero, age 33 of Lakeville MN was traveling westbound on 9th Ave SE. A Blue Ford Explorer driven by Roberta Anderson, age 59 of Marvin SD was crossing 9th Ave SE from 35th St Cir when the two vehicles collided.

The driver of the Mountaineer Antonio and a passenger were transported to Prairie Lakes Hospital by Watertown Fire Rescue with serious non- life threating injuries.

Roberta Anderson sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased on-scene.

Charges are pending with the incident currently under investigation by the Watertown Police Department. Also assisting the Watertown Police Department was the Codington County Sheriff’s Office and Watertown Fire Rescue.

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