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Springfield Woman Killed In Accident

A Springfield woman died and three other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 50 west of Tabor on Friday.  Brenda Sue Pisano, 36, was driving east in a 2002 Pontiac Montana van. Her vehicle was following a 2000 Peterbilt truck hauling a trailer-load of cattle and driven by Gerard Cuka, 51, of Wagner.  Cuka slowed and signaled for a left turn. The Pontiac struck the rear of the cattle truck.  Brenda Pisano died at the scene. Her two sons, Justin Pisano, 10 and Trevor Pisano, 12, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. They were taken to a Yankton hospital.  Cuka suffered minor injuries.  All parties were wearing seatbelts.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating. Bon Homme County Sheriff and Tyndall Police Department assisted.

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