Authorities ID woman killed in Minnehaha County crash

Nov. 21

Authorities have identified a Fort Pierre woman who died in the crash as 38-year-old Jennifer Davis.


Nov. 19

1 killed, 4 seriously hurt in SUV crash near Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, S.D. (AP) — A woman is dead and four teenagers seriously injured after an SUV crashed in southeastern South Dakota over the weekend.

The Department of Public Safety says the Chevy Trailblazer was going east on Interstate 90 Saturday morning when the driver lost control on an icy bridge near Humboldt. The vehicle collided with a guardrail and rolled.

Authorities say four of the five people inside were thrown from the SUV. A 15-year-old girl was the only one not ejected. No one was wearing seat belts.

The 38-year-old woman who was driving died at the scene. A 14-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries. The other three passenger suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries. All were taken to a Sioux Falls hospital.

Names of the victims were not released. The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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