Fatal crash in Haakon County

BILLSBURG, S.D. — One person died in a one-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon near Billsburg.

The crash occurred just after 5:45 pm at mile marker 148 seven miles east of Billsburg, when a 2005 Toyota Tundra was heading eastbound on South Dakota Highway 34. The vehicle left the roadway, hit an approach and rolled.

The name of the 68-year-old driver has not been released. He was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

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