45-year-old killed in Thursday morning crash near Custer

CUSTER, S.D. — A 45-year-old man has died following a Thursday morning crash on Highway 16A east of Custer.

Preliminary information released by South Dakota Highway Patrol shows that a 2020 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup was traveling eastbound when it crossed the centerline, went into the ditch, and struck a tree.

The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The name of the victim has not been released yet pending notification of next-of-kin.

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