Belle Fourche man identified as victim in fatal crash near Murdo

MURDO, S.D. — A Belle Fourche man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash east of Murdo.

Preliminary crash information from the South Dakota Highway Patrol indicates that a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck was eastbound on Interstate 90 when it went off the roadway to the left. The vehicle eventually went across both eastbound lanes, into the south ditch and rolled.

Jerald Mosier, the 74-year-old driver, was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

All information released so far is only preliminary.

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