Fatal rollover east of Huron

CAVOR, S.D. — One man died early Friday morning in a one-vehicle rollover south of Cavor.

At about 1:20 a.m. the driver of a southbound pickup lost control of the vehicle on the ice-covered road. The vehicle went into the east ditch, rolled and came to rest in standing water in the ditch.

Both passengers had to be extricated from the vehicle. The 37-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The 31-year-old passenger received minor injuries and was taken to the Huron hospital. The 31-year-old driver was not injured.

None of the occupants were wearing seat belts. Charges are pending against the driver.

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

Categories: South Dakota News, Traffic & Accidents