Box Elder man identified as victim in fatal crash

BOX ELDER, S.D. — A Box Elder man has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash on Highway 1416 east of Box Elder.

Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 51-year-old Ronnie Oakie was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo westbound on Highway 1416 when it left the roadway, struck a guardrail, and then overturned.

Oakie was the only occupant and was not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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