Driver involved in Box Elder fatal crash was assaulted afterward


Photo courtesy of the Pennington County Sheriff's Office

BOX ELDER, S.D. - Authorities say a man involved in a fatal crash in Box Elder was assaulted after the fact.

Two people died and two people were injured in a Thursday crash involving a semi and two motorcycles.

The driver of the semi was assaulted following the accident, according to the South Dakota Highway Patrol. His condition is unknown.

The driver invoked his Marsy's Law rights, meaning authorities will not be releasing any more information regarding the assault.

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