Nos. 14597, 14598.

367 N.W.2d 188 (1985)

Beverly A. FLAGTWET, Administratrix of the Estate of Arvid H. Flagtwet, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. Dawn SMITH, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of South Dakota.

Decided April 24, 1985.

Rehearing Denied May 28, 1985.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gale Fisher of Fisher & Hughes, Sioux Falls, for plaintiff and appellee.

Chester A. Groseclose, Jr., of Richardson, Groseclose, Kornmann, Wyly, Wise & Klinkel, Aberdeen, for defendant and appellant.

WUEST, Acting Justice.

This appeal involves the nature, extent, and valuation of damages in a wrongful death action, pursuant to SDCL 21-5-7. We affirm in part, reverse and remand in part.

Arvid H. Flagtwet (decedent) died of injuries sustained in an automobile collision with Dawn Smith (appellant), which occurred on July 7, 1981, in Marshall County, South Dakota. In January of 1983, decedent's surviving spouse...


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