Fatal crash in Butte County

NEWELL, S.D. — One person died Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Newell, S.D.

The crash occurred on U.S. Highway 212 around 7:45 at mile marker 67. A 2004 Ford F150 was heading eastbound when the vehicle went across the highway into the north ditch. The vehicle rolled and the driver, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the individual has not been released at this point.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash. All information is only preliminary at this point.

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